Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
Tel: (404)225-4400
5,118 students
Public institution

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Atlanta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, located in the city of Atlanta, is an accredited institution of higher education that provides affordable lifelong learning opportunities, associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized business and industry training, continuing education and other learning services using state-of-the-art technology. The integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of the people, businesses, and communities of Fulton and Clayton Counties. The strength of Atlanta rests in its citizens whose skills, values, and ethics make them a productive and competitive force. The men and women of Atlanta should be productive workers if the city and its environs are to attract new business and industry and strengthen existing companies that have enabled Atlanta to become the commercial hub of the entire Southeast. Atlanta Technical College believes that the positive results of a literate and technically competent citizenry will accelerate Atlanta's continued appeal to existing, expanding, new, and emerging businesses and industries and will in turn contribute to the economic and social growth of individuals living and working in and around Atlanta.
School Highlights:
Atlanta Technical College serves 5,118 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Atlanta Technical College is one of 10 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
The nearest community college is Atlanta Metropolitan State College (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

Atlanta 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 5,118 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 73% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,118 students
1,303 students
Atlanta Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,847 students
836 students
Atlanta Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,271 students
1,046 students
Atlanta Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Atlanta Technical College sch enrollment Atlanta Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Atlanta Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Atlanta Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
94%
12%
Atlanta Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
3%
67%
Atlanta Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Atlanta Technical College sch ethnicity Atlanta 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. 0.12 0.45
Atlanta Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,242 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,162 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,242 $5,940
Atlanta Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,162 $10,072
Atlanta Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Atlanta Atlanta Metropolitan State College
    Public
    1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    (404)756-4000
    0.1  Mi  |  2827  students
  • Atlanta Bauder College
    Private for-profit
    384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190
    Atlanta, GA 30313
    (404)237-7573
    3.9  Mi  |  750  students
  • Atlanta Brown College of Court Reporting
    Private for-profit
    1900 Emery St Suite 200, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)876-1227
    6.6  Mi  |  240  students
  • Atlanta ITT Technical Institute-Atlanta
    Public
    485 Oak Place, Suite 100
    Atlanta, GA 30349
    (770)909-4600
    6.9  Mi  |  627  students
  • Decatur Georgia Perimeter College
    Public
    3251 Panthersville Rd
    Decatur, GA 30034
    (678)891-2300
    7.9  Mi  |  23717  students
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For Atlanta private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,211 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Atlanta is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Atlanta 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 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Atlanta is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.