Advanced Technology Institute

  • At Advanced Technology Institute, the diploma program offers training in the practical aspects of construction and repair of equipment and structures built with steel. In addition to structural skills, students will learn to weld pipe in multiple positions. Instruction is presented in both classroom and laboratory using modern welding equipment and tools. Students receive classroom and laboratory training using modern welding equipment and tools. Students gain hands on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on safety and standard procedures followed in ship yards and repair facilities.
School Highlights
  • Advanced Technology Institute serves 717 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Advanced Technology Institute is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Advanced Technology Institute is ECPI University (0.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Advanced Technology Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Advanced Technology Institute(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty34 staff45 staff
Advanced Technology Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Advanced Technology Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Advanced Technology Institute diversity score of 0.62 is equal to the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment717 students1,577 students
Advanced Technology Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:136:1
Advanced Technology Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students717 students717 students
Advanced Technology Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Advanced Technology Institute Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Advanced Technology Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Advanced Technology Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Advanced Technology Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Advanced Technology Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
Advanced Technology Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Advanced Technology Institute More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Advanced Technology Institute Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.62
Advanced Technology Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Advanced Technology Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,800$29,600
Advanced Technology Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,250 is less than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,250$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%78%
Advanced Technology Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,279$11,000
Advanced Technology Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
Advanced Technology Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate90%83%
Advanced Technology Institute Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Advanced Technology Institute is ECPI University (0.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    12,068 students | 0.20 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 0.50 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
  • 586 students | 2.60 Mi301 Centre Pointe Dr
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • n/a students | 3.10 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    671 students | 4.40 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA  23320
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.