North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
Tel: (706)754-7700
2,445 students
Public institution
North Georgia Technical College is a public, residential, multi-campus, two-year technical college whose mission is to provide quality technical education, adult education, continuing education, and business and industry training to individuals who can benefit from these programs and services. These efforts improve the quality of life of individuals by preparing them to succeed as literate and technically competent members of the workforce and by promoting the economic growth and development of the Northeast Georgia region. The college offers both traditional and distance learning courses that lead to the certificate, the diploma, and the associate degree. The college encourages the development of the whole individual in a learning-centered environment while maintaining measures of cost effectiveness and fiscal soundness in program planning, implementation, and services. Instruction in work ethics is emphasized, and lifelong learning is promoted. A highly competent, professional faculty and staff are customer focused and dedicated to providing high quality, accessible education and training through continuous improvement efforts.
School Highlights:
North Georgia Technical College serves 2,445 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
North Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Habersham County, GA.
The nearest community college is Truett-McConnell College (12.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
North Georgia 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 99 staff
59 staff
North Georgia Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,445 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,445 students
1,282 students
North Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
North Georgia Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,033 students
810 students
North Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,412 students
1,017 students
North Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
North Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
North Georgia Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
North Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
North Georgia Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
North Georgia Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
North Georgia Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
North Georgia Technical College Unknown (2009-2013)
North 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. 0.17 0.53
North Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,576 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,616 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,576 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,616 $10,294
North Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 169 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
North Georgia Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Cleveland Truett-McConnell College
    Private not-for-profit
    100 Alumni Dr
    Cleveland, GA 30528
    12.6  Mi  |  1584  students
  • Young Harris Young Harris College
    Private not-for-profit
    1 College Street
    Young Harris, GA 30582
    27.1  Mi  |  1121  students
  • Oakwood Lanier Technical College
    2990 Landrum Education Dr
    Oakwood, GA 30566
    33.7  Mi  |  3550  students
  • Oakwood Gainesville State College
    3820 Mundy Mill Rd
    Oakwood, GA 30566
    33.9  Mi  |  0  students
  • Pendleton Tri-County Technical College
    7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton, SC 29670
    41.8  Mi  |  6556  students
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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.