J F Drake State Community and Technical College

Huntsville, AL 35811
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J F Drake State Community and Technical College is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in an urban area, in Huntsville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 752 students attend the school. Every year 14% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

JF Drake's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,570, and fees were $840. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,140 and $840 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students752
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate40%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 25
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 87%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2012 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$119/credit
In State Students$119/credit
Out of State Students$238/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,355 $5,355 $10,710
ADN 70 $8,330 $8,330 $16,660
BSN 125 $14,875 $14,875 $29,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of J F Drake State Community and Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 80% $5,563
Other Federal Grant 7% $3,593
State Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,504
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 11% $2,183
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --

$5,834

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,420
$30,001 to $48,000$5,934
$48,001 to $75,000$6,403
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

752

Undergrads

0

Graduates

381

Women

371

Men

49%

Full-time

51%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
52%
White
36%
Two or more races
5%
Hispanic
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.

J F Drake State Community and Technical College
3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811
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