J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

Huntsville, AL, USA
3.17 Average Rating

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College is a 2-year institution in Huntsville, Alabama. Drake State is home to four academic departments offering degrees and certificates in Business & Engineering Technologies, General & Developmental Education, Health Sciences, and Applied Services Technology. The college’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program includes apprenticeship courses which provide the opportunity for students to work in the field during the school week.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
829
Total Number of Undergrads
829
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,222
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,410
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,980
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$2000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
92%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,335
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
92%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,144
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,634

Student Loans

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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
4
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$26,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.17 Average Rating
wonderful college to attend with caring instructors. has a easy to understand education plan. the counselors actually guide you and encourage you to completing your education.
Nicole from Decatur, AL
J F Drake State has instructors that are determined to get their graduates to work. My institution is full of activities for a student to participate in if they are willing. Our school motto is completely true Our Graduates Work.
Devansha from Huntsville, AL

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