Albany Technical College

1704 South Slappey Boulevard
Albany, GA 31701
Tel: (229)430-3500
3,736 students
Public institution
Albany Tech traces its roots back to 1961 when it was established as the Monroe Area Vocational-Technical School enrolling 175 students. Shortly thereafter, the Albany Area Vocational-Technical School was built, and in 1972 the two schools were merged in the current location. Albany Tech has adult learning centers in all seven of its service delivery counties. Today, more than 3,000 full-time students are enrolled in credit programs per quarter. Another 2,500 are enrolled part-time and in seminars, continuing education courses, teleconferences and customized business training. Albany Technical College, a public post-secondary institution of the Technical College System of Georgia, provides technical education and training support for evolving workforce development needs of Southwest Georgia. To accomplish this mission, the College utilizes traditional and distance learning methods. The following purposes of Albany Tech are based on the concept that education benefits individuals, businesses and the community to provide quality competency-based associate degree, diploma and technical certificates of credit programs that prepare students for employment in business, technical sciences, health care technology, personal services and industrial careers; and to provide basic adult education and development programs to help adults improve life skills and prepare for continued education and training.
School Highlights:
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Albany Technical College serves 3,736 students (56.45% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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Albany Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Dougherty County, GA.
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The nearest community college is Darton State College (3.06 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 123 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Albany Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 123 staff
61 staff
Albany Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,736 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,736 students 1,294 students
Albany Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
Albany Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,109 students
822 students
Albany Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,627 students
1,025 students
Albany Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Albany Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Albany Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Albany Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Albany Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Albany Technical College More (2010-2013)
Albany Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.39 0.53
Albany Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,534 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,574 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,534 $5,694
Albany Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,574 $10,252
Albany Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
Albany Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.