Alabama Technical Schools

A technical degree can help prepare students for a career in technical electronics and computer technology industries; accounting, office, and new media technologies, maintenance technologies, and in health/medical industries. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Alabama technical schools fit the bill.

Alabama technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Alabama’s best technical schools include J.F. Drake State Technical College (est. 1961), J.F. Ingram State Technical College (est. 1965), Reid State Technical College (est. 1963), and Trenholm State Technical College (est. 1963).

Overall, the state of Alabama 39 public and 29 private institutions with more than 268,183 students enrolled. There are thousands of students enrolled in Alabama technical schools with nearly 5,000 enrolled Alabama’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Alabama Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Alabama technical school is $4,907 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Alabama technical school is $14,116 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition rate for Alabama technical schools starts at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Technical students will pay the same amount for tuition and fees for online programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Alabama colleges is $6,129 per academic year.

-Noted On-Campus Alabama Technical Schools and Enrollment

J.F. Drake State Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 1,344 students)
J.F. Ingram State Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 1,400 students)
Reid State Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 740 students)
Trenholm State Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 1,310 students)
 
Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Alabama

J.F. Drake State Technical College
J.F. Ingram State Technical College
Reid State Technical College
Trenholm State Technical College
ITT Technical Institute-Birmingham

Accredited Alabama Technical Schools

J.F. Drake State Technical College
J.F. Ingram State Technical College
Reid State Technical College
Trenholm State Technical College

Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Alabama State Department of Education
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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