Altamaha Technical College (Closed 2007)

1777 W Cherry St
Jesup, GA 31545
  • Altamaha Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. The Council on Occupational Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority concerning the quality of education or training offered by institutions of higher education. This accreditation and recognition affords Altamaha Technical College students the right to obtain federal financial assistance. Altamaha Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is an academic institution of higher education that supports the economic empowerment of people, communities, and businesses along the Altamaha River and southern coast through providing technical education programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels; a variety of workforce development services; and adult education programs. Altamaha Technical College will be the premier, regional center of higher education for learning, teaching and building thriving communities.

School Highlights

Altamaha Technical College serves 1,420 students (28% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Altamaha Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty96 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Altamaha Technical College has grown by 57% over five years.
The Altamaha Technical College diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 108% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,420 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:130:1
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# Full-Time Students400 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students1,020 students1,704 students
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% Asian
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3%
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% Hispanic
3%
7%
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% Black
24%
35%
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% White
71%
42%
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% Unknown races
11%
9%
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Diversity Score1.000.69
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College Completion Rate
46%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Altamaha Technical College is College of Coastal Georgia (37.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,546 students | 37.60 MiOne College Drive
    Brunswick, GA 31520
    (912) 279-5700
    37.603,546
  • 3,467 students | 40.00 Mi1701 Carswell Ave
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 287-5818
    40.003,467
  • 833 students | 40.70 Mi2001 S Georgia Pky
    Waycross, GA 31503
    (912) 449-7600
    40.70833
  • 1,817 students | 49.70 Mi3001 E First St
    Vidalia, GA 30474
    (912) 538-3100
    49.701,817
  • 996 students | 53.40 Mi709 Mall Blvd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 201-8000
    53.40996
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