Heart of Georgia Technical College

Tel: (478)275-6589
1,851 students
Public institution
The mission of Heart of Georgia Technical College is to contribute to economic and workforce development through guaranteed technical and adult education and the services necessary for individuals to achieve their goals. The vision statement was modified as a result of the planning process. The vision statement is as follows Heart of Georgia Technical College will be the benchmark institution for all others in our system. Heart of Georgia Technical College will enrich lives, provide seamless workforce training and lifelong learning opportunities, and recruit potential graduates for successful employment through the use of leading edge technology and unparalleled excellence in support services rendered. At the heart of a great college is what goes on between its students and faculty-the learning experience. Our faculty are supported by a staff of professional advisors, specialists and others who assist and support the teaching and learning environment. The programs of study at Heart of Georgia Technical College are divided into categories. Each category may include degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit according to the specific occupational programs being offered. We've designed our programs with the student's needs in mind. More classes are being offered online and at night to work around the student's busy schedule.
School Highlights:
Heart of Georgia Technical College serves 1,851 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Heart of Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Laurens County, GA.
The nearest community college is Middle Georgia College (24.5 miles away).

School Overview

Heart of Georgia Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 94 staff 59 staff

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,851 students
1,282 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
827 students
810 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,024 students
1,017 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Heart of Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Heart of Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
49%
12%
Heart of Georgia Technical College Black (2009-2013)
% White
50%
57%
Heart of Georgia Technical College White (2009-2013)
Heart of Georgia 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. 0.51 0.53
Heart of Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,280 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 47% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,305 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,280 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,305 $10,294
Heart of Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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 0.63, 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.