J F Drake State Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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J F Drake State Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,000 students enrolled. This college was established in 1961 and is one of the 7 schools located in Huntsville, Alabama.

J F Drake State Community and Technical College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Fair
J F Drake State Community and Technical College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

J F Drake State Community and Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Culinary, Welding, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
41%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at J F Drake State Community and Technical College is very low at 41% (way below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at J F Drake State Community and Technical College is very low - 20%. Around 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at J F Drake State Community and Technical College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $6,900 a year. The additional fees at J F Drake State Community and Technical College not covered by tuition are roughly $900, which totals $7,800 per year.

Read the details about J F Drake State Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
J F Drake State Community and Technical College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to J F Drake State Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (256) 539-8161 or check J F Drake State Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
J F Drake State Community and Technical College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at J F Drake State Community and Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at J F Drake State Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime data, J F Drake State Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

J F Drake State Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: J F Drake State Community and Technical College, 3421 Meridian St N, Huntsville, Alabama 35811, USA
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