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 stayed relatively flat 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

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
Student:Teacher Ratio21:136:1
# Full-Time Students717 students717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
8%
8%
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% Black
40%
22%
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% White
46%
57%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Advanced Technology Institute and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Diversity Score0.620.62
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College Completion Rate
74%
30%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Advanced Technology Institute and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,800$29,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Advanced Technology Institute and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

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%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Advanced Technology Institute and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$16,279$10,502
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Advanced Technology Institute and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Advanced Technology Institute and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate90%83%
This chart display the percent admitted of Advanced Technology Institute and the community college average percent admitted of VA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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
    12,947 students | 0.20 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
    (757)490-9090
    0.2012,947
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 0.50 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
    (757)499-5447
    0.50315
  • 586 students | 2.60 Mi301 Centre Pointe Dr
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
    (757)499-7900
    2.60586
  • n/a students | 3.10 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
    (757)853-3508
    3.10n/a
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    671 students | 4.40 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA  23320
    (757)361-3900
    4.40671
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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.