Overview

Next statements evaluate J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $8,520.
  • It has very small number of students of 825.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (35 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of Drake State are $8,520 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College $8,520

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama $8,793

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Drake State is 7% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 7%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 26%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Drake State is 8% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 8%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 21%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Drake State is 50% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 50%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 56%

Student Population

The total student population at Drake State is 825 and its population very small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 825

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 3,152

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Drake State is $3,989 which is 46.82% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College $3,989

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama $5,348

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Drake State is 13 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 13 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 17 to 1

Number of Programs

Drake State offers 35 programs and it means relatively fewer area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College 35

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 42