Okefenokee Technical College

Tel: (912)287-5818
1,155 students
Public institution
The academic programs at Okefenokee Technical College are designed to provide the opportunity to develop academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to secure personally satisfying, rewarding, and socially useful employment. All programs of study comply with Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved curriculum reflecting current, up-to-date knowledge and skills training. TCC programs provide a structured sequence of credit courses that will enable individuals to either be employed in an entry-level position or to increase job proficiencies.
School Highlights:
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Okefenokee Technical College serves 1,155 students (31.86% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
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Okefenokee Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Ware County, GA.
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The nearest community college is Waycross College (0.62 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Okefenokee 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 62 staff
61 staff
Okefenokee Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,155 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,155 students 1,294 students
Okefenokee Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Okefenokee Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 368 students
822 students
Okefenokee Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 787 students
1,025 students
Okefenokee Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Okefenokee Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Okefenokee Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Okefenokee Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Okefenokee Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
20%
12%
Okefenokee Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
74%
57%
Okefenokee Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1% 2%
Okefenokee 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. 0.39 0.53
Okefenokee Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,458 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,498 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,458 $5,694
Okefenokee Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,498 $10,252
Okefenokee Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Okefenokee Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Waycross
    2001 S Georgia Pky
    WaycrossGA 31503
    0.62 Mi |  students
  • Douglas
    100 W College Pk Dr
    DouglasGA 31533
    33.82 Mi |  students
  • Jesup
    1777 W Cherry St
    JesupGA 31545
    (9.1)242-7580
    39.84 Mi | 1,238 students
  • Brunswick
    One College Drive
    BrunswickGA 31520
    (912)279-5700
    53.03 Mi | 2,992 students
  • Valdosta
    4089 Val Tech Rd
    ValdostaGA 31602
    (229)333-2100
    61.63 Mi | 3,927 students
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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.

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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.