• 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 461 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,250
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Advanced Technology Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Advanced Technology Institute
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
51 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Advanced Technology Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Advanced Technology Institute diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
461 students
2,086 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
461 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
449 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
461 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
4%
7%
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% Hispanic
10%
12%
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% Black
34%
21%
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% White
47%
52%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
75%
38%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,800
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,250 is less than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$13,250
$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,166
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,629
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
70%
71%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Advanced Technology Institute cost?

Advanced Technology Institute's private state tuition is approximately $13,250.

What is the acceptance rate of Advanced Technology Institute?

The acceptance rate of Advanced Technology Institute is 70%, which is lower than the state average of 71%.

What is Advanced Technology Institute's ranking?

Advanced Technology Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,250
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 53%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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