Altamaha Technical College

1777 W Cherry St, Jesup
GA, 31545
Tel:
1,420 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Altamaha Technical College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Altamaha Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. The Council on Occupational Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority concerning the quality of education or training offered by institutions of higher education. This accreditation and recognition affords Altamaha Technical College students the right to obtain federal financial assistance. Altamaha Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is an academic institution of higher education that supports the economic empowerment of people, communities, and businesses along the Altamaha River and southern coast through providing technical education programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels; a variety of workforce development services; and adult education programs. Altamaha Technical College will be the premier, regional center of higher education for learning, teaching and building thriving communities.
School Highlights:
Altamaha Technical College serves 1,420 students (28% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Altamaha Technical College is the only community colleges within Wayne County, GA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Altamaha 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 1,420 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,420 students
1,287 students
Altamaha Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
400 students
832 students
Altamaha Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,020 students
1,021 students
Altamaha Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Altamaha Technical College sch enrollment Altamaha Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Altamaha Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
24%
12%
Altamaha Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
71%
66%
Altamaha Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Altamaha Technical College sch ethnicity Altamaha Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.44 0.45
Altamaha Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,293 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,213 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,293 $5,940
Altamaha Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,213 $10,072
Altamaha Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Get admissions information on Altamaha Technical College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • No schools listed.
Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.
Related School Videos