Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta
GA, 30906
Tel: (706)771-4000
4,349 students
Public institution

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The mission of Augusta Technical College is to promote the educational, economic, and community development of the Central Savannah River Area.
School Highlights:
Augusta Technical College serves 4,349 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Augusta Technical College is the only community colleges within Richmond County, GA.
The nearest community college is Aiken Technical College (14.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Augusta 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 4,349 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,349 students
1,287 students
Augusta Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,703 students
832 students
Augusta Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,646 students
1,021 students
Augusta Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Augusta Technical College sch enrollment Augusta Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Augusta Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Augusta Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
50%
12%
Augusta Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
47%
66%
Augusta Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Augusta Technical College sch ethnicity Augusta 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. 0.53 0.45
Augusta Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,232 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,152 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,232 $5,890
Augusta Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,152 $10,050
Augusta Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The mission of Augusta Technical College is to promote the educational, economic, and community development of the Central Savannah River Area. Augusta Technical College operates under the supervision of the State Board of Technical and Adult Education, serving the needs of business, industry, and the public in a five-county area in east central Georgia. Augusta Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Applied Technology Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit.

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