Central Georgia Technical College

Tel: (478)757-3400
  • 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 7,625 students (38% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Central Georgia Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Houston County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Macon State College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 338 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Central Georgia Technical College (GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 338 staff 98 staff
Central Georgia Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,625 has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,625 students 2,485 students
Central Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 27:1
Central Georgia Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,862 students 1,092 students
Central Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 4,763 students 1,393 students
Central Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Central Georgia Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
5%
Central Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
43%
33%
Central Georgia Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
51%
48%
Central Georgia Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Central Georgia Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
10%
Central Georgia Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55 0.65
Central Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
29%
Central Georgia Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $24,200 $30,100
Central Georgia Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,568 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,608 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,568 $3,413
Central Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,608 $7,181
Central Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 93%
Central Georgia Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $3,456 $12,875
Median Debt for Dropouts $2,180 $5,574
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 2.40 Mi100 College Station Dr
    Macon GA  31206
    (478) 471-2700
    2.40n/a
  • n/a students | 18.30 Mi80 Cohen Walker Dr
    Warner Robins GA  31088
    (478)988-6800
    18.30n/a
  • 4,047 students | 31.20 Mi419 College Dr
    Barnesville GA  30204
    (678)359-5555
    31.204,047
  • n/a students | 35.90 Mi1100 Second St SE
    Cochran GA  31014
    (478) 934-6221
    35.90n/a
  • 4,898 students | 46.20 Mi501 Varsity Rd
    Griffin GA  30223
    (770)228-7348
    46.204,898
Recent Articles
May 26, 2017
Learn how online courses broaden the options of a community college education.
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,212 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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.