North Metro Technical College

Tel: (770)975-4000
2,512 students
Public institution
North Metro Technical College in Acworth is now part of the newly formed Chattahoochee Technical College. Beginning on July 1, 2009, The Appalachian, Chattahoochee, and North Metro Technical Colleges merged to form one institution and became the leading post secondary technical college in Georgia. NMTC is known as the North Metro campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. The new Chattahoochee Tech serves over 10,000 students from eight campuses spread over six North Georgia counties. The other campus names are: Appalachian Campus, Canton Campus, Marietta Campus, Mountain View Campus, Paulding Campus, South Cobb Campus, and Woodstock Campus.
School Highlights:
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North Metro Technical College serves 2,512 students
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Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
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North Metro Technical College is the only community colleges within Cherokee County, GA.
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The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw (5.24 miles away).

School Overview

North Metro Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Public Suburban-serving Sing Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,512 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,512 students 1,294 students
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
2% 7%
% Black
10% 12%
% White
38% 57%
% Unknown races
48% 3%
% Non Resident races
2% 2%
North Metro 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. 0.40 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80% 89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • Atlanta
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.