H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College

H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College, located in Montgomery, Alabama, was established in 2000 by the merger of John M. Patterson State Technical College and H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College. Between the two campuses, it covers more than 70 acres. It offers programs leading to associate's degrees, and has over 20 program areas. The college also has adult education and continuing education programs for students.

H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College has the following academic divisions:

  • General Studies and Communications Division
  • Health Services Division

H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College has a number of financial aid options for deserving students.

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Contacting Trenholm Tech

H Councill Trenholm State Technical College
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery , AL 36108-3199
General Phone: (334) 420-4200

Trenholm Tech Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine95EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Transportation71truck and bus driver
Beauty and Cosmetology63cosmetology, personal grooming
Mechanics and Repair38industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology26dental assistant, medical assistant
Production Trades23machinist, tool and die tech, welding, cabinetmaking
Computer Science and Engineering21computer and info science
Media21radio and TV tech, graphic communications courses
Construction Trades14home furnishings, apparel and textile manufacture, carpentry, electrician, building inspection and management
Engineering Technician14HVAC tech, automotive tech, drafting
Office and Administration14administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling12massage therapy
Cooking and Culinary Arts9chef training
Family and Social Work7child care management
Business and Management3accounting technology
Landscaping and Horticulture2ornamental horticulture
Liberal Arts0interdisciplinary studies

Number of programs and degrees for Trenholm Tech in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year25732
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4923
Associate's degree12720

Trenholm Tech Student Body

Trenholm Tech is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Trenholm Tech had a total enrollment of 1,340 students (1,210 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 62%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 16%
20-21 18%
22-24 17%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Trenholm Tech Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 37 %
Part-Time 32 %

Trenholm Tech Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Montgomery, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Trenholm Tech Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,830
Books and supplies $ 1,800

Financial Aid:
Trenholm Tech participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 573400)

Trenholm Tech Faculty

Trenholm Tech has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1215

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*6$92,439
All faculty totalcalendar year1*6$92,439

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year28$52,44831$53,210
All faculty totalacademic year28$52,44831$53,210

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Trenholm Tech Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Home Furnishings and Equipment Installers

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Graphic Communications, Other
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Trenholm Tech Apart:

% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Trenholm Tech % of degrees in media
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Trenholm Tech % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Trenholm Tech Number of students
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Trenholm Tech % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Trenholm Tech Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Trenholm Tech Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Trenholm Tech Male % of student body
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Trenholm Tech % of degrees in transportation
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Trenholm Tech Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Trenholm Tech Salaries of full-time faculty

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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