Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
Tel: (706)295-6963
6,057 students
Public institution
Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers career transition services for those individuals who need assistance in determining their career direction and in obtaining support while enrolled in training. New Connections to Work (NCTW) is a comprehensive training and employment program that provides support services to single parents, displaced homemakers, clients from the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, and students enrolled in non-traditional training. The program operates in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Human Resources, the Georgia Department of Labor, business and industry, and other agencies.
School Highlights:
Georgia Northwestern Technical College serves 6,057 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Floyd County, GA.
The nearest community college is Georgia Highlands College (4.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 193 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Georgia Northwestern 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 193 staff
59 staff
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,057 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,057 students
1,282 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Georgia Northwestern Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,142 students
810 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,915 students
1,017 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
57%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College More (2010-2013)
Georgia Northwestern 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. 0.27 0.53
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,544 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,584 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,544 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,584 $10,294
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.