Altamaha Technical College

Tel: (9.1)242-7580
1,238 students
Public institution
Altamaha Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. The Council on Occupational Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority concerning the quality of education or training offered by institutions of higher education. This accreditation and recognition affords Altamaha Technical College students the right to obtain federal financial assistance. Altamaha Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is an academic institution of higher education that supports the economic empowerment of people, communities, and businesses along the Altamaha River and southern coast through providing technical education programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels; a variety of workforce development services; and adult education programs. Altamaha Technical College will be the premier, regional center of higher education for learning, teaching and building thriving communities.
School Highlights
Altamaha Technical College serves 1,238 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Altamaha Technical College is the only community colleges within Wayne County, GA.
The nearest community college is College of Coastal Georgia (39.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
College Altamaha 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 66 staff
61 staff
Altamaha Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,238 has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,238 students 1,315 students
Altamaha Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
Altamaha Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 357 students
815 students
Altamaha Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 881 students
1,061 students
Altamaha Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Altamaha Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Altamaha Technical College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Altamaha Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Altamaha Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Altamaha Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Altamaha Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Altamaha 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. 0.50 0.70
Altamaha Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,536 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,576 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,536 $5,590
Altamaha Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,576 $10,086
Altamaha Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Altamaha 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 $2,969 per year for in-state students and $6,303 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,315 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 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.