Trenholm State Technical College: Narrative Description

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3920 Troy Hwy.
Montgomery, AL 36116-2699
Tel: (334)420-4200; Admissions: (334)420-4306; Fax: (334)420-4201; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Alabama Department of Post Secondary Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1962. Setting: 78-acre urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $6164 per student. Total enrollment: 1,615. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 767 applied, 61% were admitted. Full-time: 877 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 738 students, 51% women, 49% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 64% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 55% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except nursing program. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT recommended; ACT COMPASS required for some. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $3060 full-time, $68 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6120 full-time, $136 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $720 full-time, $16 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual events: Career Expo, Graduation, Honors Day. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Main library plus 1 other with 2,945 books, 80 serials, 206 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $345,429. 443 computers available on campus for general student use. A campus-wide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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