Truett-McConnell College

Tel: (706)865-2134
1,584 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of Truett-McConnell College, a four-year Georgia Baptist college, is to equip students to make a positive impact for Christ through disciplined scholarship and Christian discipleship.
School Highlights:
Truett-McConnell College serves 1,584 students (44.32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Truett-McConnell College is the only community colleges within White County, GA.
The nearest community college is North Georgia Technical College (12.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
College Truett-McConnell College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 61 staff
61 staff
Truett-McConnell College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,584 teachers has grown by 251% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,584 students 1,296 students
Truett-McConnell College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Truett-McConnell College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 702 students
810 students
Truett-McConnell College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 882 students
1,036 students
Truett-McConnell College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Truett-McConnell College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Truett-McConnell College Asian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
Truett-McConnell College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Truett-McConnell College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Truett-McConnell College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Truett-McConnell College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Truett-McConnell College Non Resident (2007-2013)
Truett-McConnell 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. 0.18 0.53
Truett-McConnell College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,610 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,610 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,610 $5,694
Truett-McConnell College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,610 $10,252
Truett-McConnell College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 546 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Truett-McConnell College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 81%
Truett-McConnell College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 1,443
Truett-McConnell College SAT Total (2006-2013)
SAT Reading 490
Truett-McConnell College SAT Reading (2006-2013)
SAT Math 475
Truett-McConnell College SAT Math (2006-2013)
SAT Writing 478
Truett-McConnell College SAT Writing (2008-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 20
Truett-McConnell College ACT Composite (2006-2013)
ACT English 20
Truett-McConnell College ACT English (2006-2013)
ACT Math 20
Truett-McConnell College ACT Math (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • On July 23, 1946, ceremonies at Cleveland, Georgia, heralded the establishment of a new college named for Truett and McConnell to carry on their high standards of Christian education. Truett-McConnell College, operating in temporary quarters, first opened its doors to students in September 1947. The college moved into new facilities in its present location in September 1956. Today Truett-McConnell College stands on more than 200 acres of prime mountain land one mile east of the town square in Cleveland, Georgia. After more than half a century as a two-year college, in December 2002 the institution was approved by its accrediting agency to offer four-year degrees. The first two bachelor's degree programs were initiated in the fall of 2003: a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in church music. Enrollment in the two degree programs far exceeded expectations. In December 2005, the college was approved to begin two additional bachelor's degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in early childhood education. The campus is situated on 225 scenic acres in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Students enjoy a large variety of clubs and organizations, intercollegiate athletics and the unique experience of on-campus residence. Serving mainly traditional-age students, TMC provides a learning rich in beauty, encouragement, and challenge--a winning combination for academic and personal growth. Truett-McConnell College is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award both bachelor's degrees and associate's degrees. The institution's music program is also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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