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 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Heart of Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Laurens County, GA.
The nearest community college is Middle Georgia State College (24.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
Heart of Georgia Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Instructional Staff Total 94 staff 41 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,851 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,851 students
1,287 students
Student : Teacher Ratio :1 31:1
# Full-Time Students
827 students
832 students
# Part-Time Students 1,024 students 1,021 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College sch enrollment Heart of Georgia Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1% 7%
% Black
49% 12%
% White
50% 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Heart of Georgia Technical College sch ethnicity Heart of Georgia 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. 0.51 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,280 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,280 $5,940
Heart of Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,305 $10,072
Heart of Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • Fort Oglethorpe Middle Georgia State College
    Public
    1100 Second St SE
    Fort Oglethorpe , GA , 31014
    (478)934-6221
    24.5  Mi  |  3496  students
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