Truett-McConnell College

Tel: (706)865-2134
1,584 students
Public institution
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% of students are full-time).
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 Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 61 staff
61 staff
Truett-McConnell College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,584 has grown by 251% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 74% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,584 students 1,315 students
Truett-McConnell College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 702 students
815 students
Truett-McConnell College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 882 students
1,061 students
Truett-McConnell College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Truett-McConnell College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Truett-McConnell College Asian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Truett-McConnell College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
15%
Truett-McConnell College Black (2006-2013)
% White
71%
49%
Truett-McConnell College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
17%
6%
Truett-McConnell College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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. 0.49 0.70
Truett-McConnell College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,610 is more than the state average of $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,610 $5,590
Truett-McConnell College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,610 $10,086
Truett-McConnell College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 81%
81%
Truett-McConnell College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 1,443
1,395
Truett-McConnell College SAT Total (2006-2013)
SAT Reading 490
465
Truett-McConnell College SAT Reading (2006-2013)
SAT Math 475
480
Truett-McConnell College SAT Math (2006-2013)
SAT Writing 478
450
Truett-McConnell College SAT Writing (2008-2013)
ACT Total Avg. 60
58
Truett-McConnell College ACT Total (2006-2013)
ACT Composite 20
20
Truett-McConnell College ACT Composite (2006-2013)
ACT English 20
19
Truett-McConnell College ACT English (2006-2013)
ACT Math 20
19
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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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,969 per year for in-state students and $6,303 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,315 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a 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. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.