Albany Technical College

  • Albany Tech traces its roots back to 1961 when it was established as the Monroe Area Vocational-Technical School enrolling 175 students. Shortly thereafter, the Albany Area Vocational-Technical School was built, and in 1972 the two schools were merged in the current location. Albany Tech has adult learning centers in all seven of its service delivery counties. Today, more than 3,000 full-time students are enrolled in credit programs per quarter. Another 2,500 are enrolled part-time and in seminars, continuing education courses, teleconferences and customized business training. Albany Technical College, a public post-secondary institution of the Technical College System of Georgia, provides technical education and training support for evolving workforce development needs of Southwest Georgia. To accomplish this mission, the College utilizes traditional and distance learning methods. The following purposes of Albany Tech are based on the concept that education benefits individuals, businesses and the community to provide quality competency-based associate degree, diploma and technical certificates of credit programs that prepare students for employment in business, technical sciences, health care technology, personal services and industrial careers; and to provide basic adult education and development programs to help adults improve life skills and prepare for continued education and training.

School Highlights

Albany Technical College serves 3,181 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Albany Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty142 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Albany Technical College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Albany Technical College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,181 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,213 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students1,968 students1,704 students
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% Asian
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3%
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% Hispanic
2%
7%
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% Black
77%
35%
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% White
19%
42%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.370.69
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College Completion Rate
37%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,800$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,746 is more than the state average of $4,048. The in-state tuition has grown by 79% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,751 is more than the state average of $7,714. The out-state tuition has grown by 82% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,746$4,048
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,751$7,714
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,186$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,625
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Albany Technical College is Darton State College (2.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,623 students | 2.90 Mi2400 Gillionville Rd
    Albany, GA 31707
    (229) 317-6000
    2.905,623
  • 2,071 students | 34.00 Mi800 Veterans Parkway North
    Moultrie, GA 31788
    (229) 891-7000
    34.002,071
  • 4,291 students | 38.90 Mi2802 Moore Hwy
    Tifton, GA 31793
    (229) 391-5001
    38.904,291
  • 2,083 students | 39.00 Mi900 South GA Tech Parkway
    Americus, GA 31709
    (229) 931-2394
    39.002,083
  • Andrew College
    Private not-for-profit
    293 students | 39.30 Mi501College St
    Cuthbert, GA 39840
    (229) 732-2171
    39.30293
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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.