Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060
Tel: (770)975-4064
10,473 students
Public institution
Chattahoochee Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public, multi-campus, two-year college that provides accessible, high quality technical, academic, and adult education and training that promotes the economic growth and development of North Central Georgia. The college successfully prepares individuals for employment and assists them in pursuing their educational, career and personal goals through a variety of learning opportunities that include associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs, as well as non-credit and public service offerings.
School Highlights
Chattahoochee Technical College serves 10,473 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Chattahoochee Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 267 teachers has grown by 105% over five years.
College Chattahoochee Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 267 staff
61 staff
Chattahoochee Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,473 has grown by 86% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,473 students 1,315 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
Chattahoochee Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,439 students
815 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,034 students
1,061 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Chattahoochee Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Chattahoochee Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2013)
% Asian
Chattahoochee Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Chattahoochee Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Chattahoochee Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Chattahoochee Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Chattahoochee Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Chattahoochee Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Chattahoochee Technical College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Chattahoochee 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. 0.60 0.70
Chattahoochee Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,572 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,612 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,572 $5,590
Chattahoochee Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,612 $10,086
Chattahoochee Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Chattahoochee Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Appalachian Technical College, Chattahoochee Technical College and North Metro Technical College have merged together to form the largest technical college in the state with a combined student population of 11,000. Our seven campus locations (Acworth, Austell, Dallas, Jasper, Marietta-W. Cobb & E. Cobb Counties, and Woodstock) will provide the workforce needed to stimulate Georgia's community and economic growth and development. Over 100 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs offered in the areas of: Business Sciences, Computer Sciences & Engineering Technology, Health Programs, Personal & Public Services, and Technical Programs.Chattahoochee Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Equal Opportunity Institution. A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 417 students | 4.60 Mi2065 ITT Tech Way N.W.
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Fortis College-Smyrna
    Private for-profit
    653 students | 8.50 Mi2108 Cobb Parkway
    Smyrna, GA 30080
  • 256 students | 8.50 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta, GA 30067
  • 2,512 students | 8.90 Mi5198 Ross Rd
    Acworth, GA 30102
  • 2,899 students | 11.90 Mi6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. 100 Embassy Row
    Atlanta, GA 30328
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.