Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Tel: (404)225-4400
4,757 students
Public institution
Atlanta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, located in the city of Atlanta, is an accredited institution of higher education that provides affordable lifelong learning opportunities, associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized business and industry training, continuing education and other learning services using state-of-the-art technology. The integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of the people, businesses, and communities of Fulton and Clayton Counties. The strength of Atlanta rests in its citizens whose skills, values, and ethics make them a productive and competitive force. The men and women of Atlanta should be productive workers if the city and its environs are to attract new business and industry and strengthen existing companies that have enabled Atlanta to become the commercial hub of the entire Southeast. Atlanta Technical College believes that the positive results of a literate and technically competent citizenry will accelerate Atlanta's continued appeal to existing, expanding, new, and emerging businesses and industries and will in turn contribute to the economic and social growth of individuals living and working in and around Atlanta.
School Highlights
Atlanta Technical College serves 4,757 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Atlanta Technical College is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
The nearest community college is Atlanta Metropolitan State College (0.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 194 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
College Atlanta 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 194 staff
61 staff
Atlanta Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,757 has grown by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,757 students 1,315 students
Atlanta Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
Atlanta Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,769 students
815 students
Atlanta Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,988 students
1,061 students
Atlanta Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Atlanta Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Atlanta Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Atlanta Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Atlanta Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Atlanta Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Atlanta Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Atlanta 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. 0.17 0.70
Atlanta Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,584 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,544 $5,590
Atlanta Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,584 $10,086
Atlanta Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Atlanta Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Atlanta private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,759 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Atlanta 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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Atlanta is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.