J F Drake State Community and Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

3421 Meridian St N, Huntsville, AL 35811

General Phone: (256) 539-8161
Website URL: www.drakestate.edu
Type of Institution: 2-year public
Awards Offered: 1 year certificate
2 year certificate
AA/AS degree
Campus setting: Midsize city
On-campus housing: No
Student Population: 1,562 (1,562 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 22 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,700 $2,700 $2,700 $3,270 +21.11%
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $4,500 $4,500 $4,500 $5,070 +12.67%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 121 67%
Grant or scholarship aid 59 33% $277,432 $4,702
• Federal grants 59 33% $182,700 $3,097
• Pell grants 59 33% $182,700 $3,097
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 21 12% $34,650 $1,650
Institutional scholarships or grants 32 18% $60,082 $1,878
Student loan financial aid 115 64% $562,210 $4,889
• Federal student loans 115 64% $506,920 $4,408
• Other student loans 15 8% $55,290 $3,686

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 51 189
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 23 23
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 6 6
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 17 17
Computing and Information Sciences 12 11
Computer and Information Sciences 12 11
Construction Trades
Electrician
Engineering Technology 4 8
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 4 8
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 71
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 49
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 22
Mechanics and Repairers 11 31
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 8
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 12
Industrial Electronics Technology/technician 8 8
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 3 3
Personal and Culinary Services 29
Barbering/barber 6
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 23
Precision Production Trades 1 16
Tool and Die Technology/technician 1 1
Welding Technology/welder 15
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (256) 539-8161
Website: https://www.drakestate.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://ban-app.drakestate.edu:9000/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Address: 3421 Meridian St N, Huntsville, AL 35811
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 789
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 442 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,770
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,700
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,614

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 65
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Personal and Culinary Services 52
Precision Production 31
Grand total 2114

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,770
Out-of-state $8,700
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 62 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 62 84% $8,614
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 639 77% $6,512
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 789
Undergraduate enrollment 789
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

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