Atlanta Technical College

  • Atlanta Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, located in the city of Atlanta, is an accredited institution of higher education that provides affordable lifelong learning opportunities, associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized business and industry training, continuing education and other learning services using state-of-the-art technology. The integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of the people, businesses, and communities of Fulton and Clayton Counties. The strength of Atlanta rests in its citizens whose skills, values, and ethics make them a productive and competitive force. The men and women of Atlanta should be productive workers if the city and its environs are to attract new business and industry and strengthen existing companies that have enabled Atlanta to become the commercial hub of the entire Southeast. Atlanta Technical College believes that the positive results of a literate and technically competent citizenry will accelerate Atlanta's continued appeal to existing, expanding, new, and emerging businesses and industries and will in turn contribute to the economic and social growth of individuals living and working in and around Atlanta.
School Highlights
  • Atlanta Technical College serves 4,282 students (32% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Atlanta Technical College is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Atlanta Technical College is Atlanta Metropolitan State College (0.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Atlanta Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 172 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Atlanta Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty172 staff94 staff
Atlanta Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Atlanta Technical College has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Atlanta Technical College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,282 students2,588 students
Atlanta Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:127:1
Atlanta Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,376 students1,115 students
Atlanta Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,906 students1,473 students
Atlanta Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Atlanta Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Atlanta Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Atlanta Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Atlanta Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Atlanta Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Atlanta Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.65
Atlanta Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Atlanta Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,200$30,100
Atlanta Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,740 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,876 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,740$3,413
Atlanta Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,876$7,181
Atlanta Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
Atlanta Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,680$12,875
Atlanta Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2012-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,137$5,574
Atlanta Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2012-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Atlanta private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,638 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Atlanta community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Atlanta is Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.