North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N, Clarkesville
GA, 30523
Tel: (706)754-7700
2,404 students
Public institution

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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 2,404 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,404 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,404 students
1,287 students
North Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,081 students
832 students
North Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,323 students
1,021 students
North Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
North Georgia Technical College sch enrollment North Georgia Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
North Georgia Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
North Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
North Georgia Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
North Georgia Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
North Georgia Technical College More (2010-2011)
North Georgia Technical College sch ethnicity North 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. 0.17 0.45
North Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,308 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,228 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,308 $5,940
North Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,228 $10,072
North Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Cleveland Truett-McConnell College
    Private not-for-profit
    100 Alumni Dr
    Cleveland , GA , 30528
    (706)865-2134
    12.6  Mi  |  1325  students
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