Okefenokee Technical College

Tel: (912)287-5818
1,329 students
Public institution

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The academic programs at Okefenokee Technical College are designed to provide the opportunity to develop academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to secure personally satisfying, rewarding, and socially useful employment. All programs of study comply with Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved curriculum reflecting current, up-to-date knowledge and skills training. TCC programs provide a structured sequence of credit courses that will enable individuals to either be employed in an entry-level position or to increase job proficiencies.
School Highlights:
Okefenokee Technical College serves 1,329 students (32% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Okefenokee Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Ware County, GA.
The nearest community college is South Georgia State College - Waycross (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Okefenokee 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 1,329 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,329 students
1,283 students
Okefenokee Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
422 students
832 students
Okefenokee Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 907 students
1,020 students
Okefenokee Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Okefenokee Technical College sch enrollment Okefenokee Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Okefenokee Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Okefenokee Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
12%
Okefenokee Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
76%
66%
Okefenokee Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Okefenokee Technical College sch ethnicity Okefenokee 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. 0.39 0.45
Okefenokee Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,293 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,213 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,293 $5,940
Okefenokee Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,213 $10,075
Okefenokee Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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