Albany Technical College

1704 South Slappey Boulevard, Albany,
GA, 31701
Tel: (229)430-3500
3,656 students
Public institution

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Albany Tech traces its roots back to 1961 when it was established as the Monroe Area Vocational-Technical School enrolling 175 students. Shortly thereafter, the Albany Area Vocational-Technical School was built, and in 1972 the two schools were merged in the current location. Albany Tech has adult learning centers in all seven of its service delivery counties. Today, more than 3,000 full-time students are enrolled in credit programs per quarter. Another 2,500 are enrolled part-time and in seminars, continuing education courses, teleconferences and customized business training. Albany Technical College, a public post-secondary institution of the Technical College System of Georgia, provides technical education and training support for evolving workforce development needs of Southwest Georgia. To accomplish this mission, the College utilizes traditional and distance learning methods. The following purposes of Albany Tech are based on the concept that education benefits individuals, businesses and the community to provide quality competency-based associate degree, diploma and technical certificates of credit programs that prepare students for employment in business, technical sciences, health care technology, personal services and industrial careers; and to provide basic adult education and development programs to help adults improve life skills and prepare for continued education and training.
School Highlights:
Albany Technical College serves 3,656 students (54% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Albany Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Dougherty County, GA.
The nearest community college is Darton State College (3.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Albany 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

Student Body

The student population of 3,656 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,656 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,968 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,688 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black 74%
12%
% White 24%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,264 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,184 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,264 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,184 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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