North Metro Technical College

Tel: (770)975-4000
2,512 students
Public institution

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North Metro Technical College in Acworth is now part of the newly formed Chattahoochee Technical College. Beginning on July 1, 2009, The Appalachian, Chattahoochee, and North Metro Technical Colleges merged to form one institution and became the leading post secondary technical college in Georgia. NMTC is known as the North Metro campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. The new Chattahoochee Tech serves over 10,000 students from eight campuses spread over six North Georgia counties. The other campus names are: Appalachian Campus, Canton Campus, Marietta Campus, Mountain View Campus, Paulding Campus, South Cobb Campus, and Woodstock Campus.
School Highlights:
North Metro Technical College serves 2,512 students
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
North Metro Technical College is the only community colleges within Cherokee County, GA.
The nearest community college is Chattahoochee Technical College (Marietta) (8.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
North Metro Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Public Suburban-serving Sing Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,512 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,512 students
1,287 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4% 7%
% Black
20% 12%
% White
75% 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
North Metro Technical College sch ethnicity North Metro 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. 0.40 0.45
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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