North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Tel: (706)754-7700
2,663 students
Public institution
North Georgia Technical College is a public, residential, multi-campus, two-year technical college whose mission is to provide quality technical education, adult education, continuing education, and business and industry training to individuals who can benefit from these programs and services. These efforts improve the quality of life of individuals by preparing them to succeed as literate and technically competent members of the workforce and by promoting the economic growth and development of the Northeast Georgia region. The college offers both traditional and distance learning courses that lead to the certificate, the diploma, and the associate degree. The college encourages the development of the whole individual in a learning-centered environment while maintaining measures of cost effectiveness and fiscal soundness in program planning, implementation, and services. Instruction in work ethics is emphasized, and lifelong learning is promoted. A highly competent, professional faculty and staff are customer focused and dedicated to providing high quality, accessible education and training through continuous improvement efforts.
School Highlights
North Georgia Technical College serves 2,663 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
North Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Habersham County, GA.
The nearest community college is Truett-McConnell College (12.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College North Georgia Technical College (GA) 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 108 staff
98 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,663 has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,663 students 2,470 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
# Full-Time Students 1,067 students
1,092 students
# Part-Time Students 1,596 students
1,393 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 175 437
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.21 0.65

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,308 is less than the state average of $2,378. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,228 is less than the state average of $4,300. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,308 $2,378
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,228 $4,300
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Truett-McConnell College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,681 students | 12.60 Mi100 Alumni Dr
    Cleveland GA 30528
  • Young Harris College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,218 students | 27.10 Mi1 College Street
    Young Harris GA 30582
  • 3,695 students | 33.70 Mi2990 Landrum Education Dr
    Oakwood GA 30566
  • n/a students | 33.90 Mi3820 Mundy Mill Rd
    Oakwood GA 30566
  • 6,386 students | 41.80 Mi7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton SC 29670
Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,378 per year for in-state students and $4,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,896 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.