Reid State Technical College

Evergreen, AL 36401
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Reid State Technical College is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in a rural area, in Evergreen.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 392 students attend the school. Every year 27% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Reid State Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,570, and fees were $930. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,140 and $930 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students392
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate47%

Nursing Programs

The LPN program provided by Reid State Technical College is structured to meet the demands of both full-time and part-time students. For the full time day program, the course duration is three semesters while the part time students take four semesters. The diploma program has the approval of the Alabama Board of Nursing. Students, who complete the program satisfactorily, become eligible to seat at NCLEX PN exam.

The program is offered at two sites. The main campus in Evergreen and an off campus site located in Atmore. In both campuses part time and full time classes are offred. The curriculum is also the same.

The aim of the practical nursing program is to impart requisite technical skills and knowledge to students to enable them gain employment as entry level licensed practical nurses.

Curriculum

To enable RSTC produce graduates who are competent academically and professionally, the course structure has the following to offer.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Lifespan
  • Pathophysiology
  • Technology
  • Teaching/Learning
  • Legal/Ethical
  • Roles of the Nurse

Admission

For full time students, enrolment is usually during fall and spring semesters during the first term while part time students can enrol in any semeter. Applicants are also subject to criminal background check and drug screening. Applying students must have completed the TEAS-V (The Test of Essential Academic Skills). The exams results are used to determine the cut off criteria for college admission.

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 0 66
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 78.5%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
11/11/1972 - 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, 92% of Reid State 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 70% $3,663
Other Federal Grant 12% $1,175
State Grant & Scholarships 6% $1,303
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 55% $3,374
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --

$3,598

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$3,357
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

392

Undergrads

0

Graduates

219

Women

173

Men

46%

Full-time

54%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
49%
White
48%
Two or more races
1%
Hispanic
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Asian
0%

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

Reid State Technical College
100 and Hwy 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
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