Central Georgia Technical College

  • Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is a member of Georgia's system of technical colleges and an institution of higher education that supports the educational, economic, and community development of its seven-county service area. CGTC accomplishes its mission by providing quality academic and technical education, customized business and industry training, continuing education, and adult education services that are responsive to the workforce needs of citizens, businesses, and industries.

School Highlights

Central Georgia Technical College serves 8,244 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Top Rankings

Central Georgia Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 690 teachers has grown by 178% over five years.
Central Georgia 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 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty690 staff209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Central Georgia Technical College has grown by 77% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Central Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,244 students2,470 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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# Full-Time Students2,083 students929 students
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# Part-Time Students6,161 students1,541 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
8%
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% Black
47%
33%
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% White
45%
44%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.68
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College Completion Rate
19%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,200$29,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,568 is less than the state average of $4,028. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,608 is less than the state average of $7,597. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,568$4,028
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,608$7,597
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$3,455$9,775
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$2,180$4,490
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Macon campus of Central Georgia Technical College is located off of Eisenhower Parkway across from the Macon Mall. The first students of the Macon-Area Vocational Technical School were accepted in 1966; at the time, the Vocational-Technical School operated under the governance of the Bibb County Board of Education. By 1973, student growth, industrial growth, and community demand led to the need for a new and larger campus. This new facility, located at 3300 Macon Tech Drive, was completed and occupied in 1978. In 1987 the name was changed to Macon Technical Institute (MTI). Whether you are just beginning your academic career or returning to college to update your skills, there has never been a better time to enter CGTC's training programs. We now offer more than 224 programs of study including 35 associate degrees, 45 diplomas, and 144 technical certificates. Hands-on instruction laboratory settings ensure that you will be well prepared to make the transition into your chosen career. Central Georgia Technical College responds to changing educational and training needs by adapting coursework to meet the needs of central Georgia's changing work environment. Last year, over 9,000 students in credit classes and 10,000 continuing education students utilized our programs. Our growing on-line class offerings provide the opportunity for students to complete programs of study at a time and place that is most convenient to them. Central Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award Associate degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Central Georgia Technical College is Middle Georgia Technical College (0.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,028 per year for in-state students and $7,597 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,445 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.