Reid State Technical College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 588
Evergreen, AL 36401-0588
Tel: (251)578-1313; Admissions: (251)578-1313; Fax: (251)578-5355; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Alabama College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 26-acre rural campus. Research spending 2002-03: $36,440. Educational spending 2002-03: $4386 per student. Total enrollment: 806. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 176 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 477 students, 66% women, 34% men. Part-time: 329 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 0.5% Hispanic, 58% black, 0.1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 55% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET, Ability-To-Benefit Admissions Test required. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2448 full-time, $68 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4896 full-time, $136 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $360 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Student Government Association. Major annual events: Challenge Cup Ambassadors, Talent Show. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, day and evening security guard. College housing not available. 70 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.