J.F. Drake State Technical College

155 reviews
  1. Huntsville, AL
  2. 2 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Experience
    C+
  6. Location
    B-
J.F. Drake State Technical College is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
3421 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35811

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$9,808/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,974/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,886/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,592/ year
  • $76-110k
    No Data
  • $110k+
    No Data

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.24 responses
90%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.22 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
546Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
55%
Pell Grant
86%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
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After J.F. Drake State Technical College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$23,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
14%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
78%
National
83%

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Reviews

155 reviews
  • Excellent
    50
  • Very Good
    56
  • Average
    45
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    1
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Thanks in advance,


Yibeli Galindo-Baird
Director of Public Relations
J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College
3421 Meridian Street North
Huntsville, AL 35811
Ph: 256.551.3136
www.drakestate.edu
  • College Senior
  • Nov 15 2013
While attending J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College I found out through my American History class that I have the same last name as Dred Scott the Afferican American Slave that bought his freedom durring the 1800 and loss it to gain it back again. He lived and workd on what is know none as Oakwood University under the dirction of Dr. and Ms. Leslie and Prudence Pollard. Yet for me the climax of my statement is that I also found out through my American History class at my college that I have the same last name as the judge on the Dred Scott cas Stanford, and a large number of my family graduted from college Oakwood University the same place that some of the Mr. Dred Scotts family are resting in death. Not only that according to Stanford University history department both the Scott's and the Stanford's that served on this cass were related. Pluss both the Scott and my family seem to have relations that may have lived in each ot the states that Mr. Scott lived in. This information cause me to do my class report on the Dred Scott cass, and is how I foiund out about this historic information. Thanks to my college history teacher Ms. Brown support, I found my schools history department to be very supportive in my undertaking of this information to use as a report for my class history project. My goal is to one day find out if Mr. Dred Scott is realy related to my family on my father's side. If I had not had the oppertunity to return back to school as a older student in need of a carreer change, I may not have had the courage to take on such a project, I thank God for the oppertunity to attend J. F. Drake State Communty College and to have had the assistance need to uncover whtat may be my family history. What a blessing!
  • College Senior
  • Nov 15 2013
Being a Cosmetology major is AWESOME! I LOVE IT! - I have a passion and desire to become an expert in this field. To become a professional cosmetologist at J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College you will learn and master an in depth study of the hair (the science of it and its diseases). The unique part of this program is that you are able to participate in hands on labs to learn and master the tricks of this trade. The course workload is very informative and able to manage if you use your time wisely. The curriculum instructs you from basics to advance level. The facilities are clean, neat and stay organized, and intern/job opportunities are available to you after so many hours of completion!
  • College Junior
  • Aug 31 2013