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.
Altamaha Technical College serves 1,238 students (28.84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the 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