Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060
Tel: (770)975-4064
  • Chattahoochee Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public, multi-campus, two-year college that provides accessible, high quality technical, academic, and adult education and training that promotes the economic growth and development of North Central Georgia. The college successfully prepares individuals for employment and assists them in pursuing their educational, career and personal goals through a variety of learning opportunities that include associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs, as well as non-credit and public service offerings.
School Highlights
  • Chattahoochee Technical College serves 9,942 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Chattahoochee Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Fortis College-Smyrna (8.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 258 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Chattahoochee Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty258 staff94 staff
Chattahoochee Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,942 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,942 students2,588 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio39:127:1
Chattahoochee Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,059 students1,115 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students6,883 students1,473 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Chattahoochee Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Chattahoochee Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Chattahoochee Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Chattahoochee Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Chattahoochee Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Chattahoochee Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Chattahoochee Technical College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Chattahoochee Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.65
Chattahoochee Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Chattahoochee Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,900$30,100
Chattahoochee Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,682 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,818 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,682$3,413
Chattahoochee Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,818$7,181
Chattahoochee Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%93%
Chattahoochee Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Appalachian Technical College, Chattahoochee Technical College and North Metro Technical College have merged together to form the largest technical college in the state with a combined student population of 11,000. Our seven campus locations (Acworth, Austell, Dallas, Jasper, Marietta-W. Cobb & E. Cobb Counties, and Woodstock) will provide the workforce needed to stimulate Georgia's community and economic growth and development. Over 100 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs offered in the areas of: Business Sciences, Computer Sciences & Engineering Technology, Health Programs, Personal & Public Services, and Technical Programs.Chattahoochee Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Equal Opportunity Institution. A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis College-Smyrna
    Private, for profit
    642 students | 8.50 Mi2108 Cobb Parkway
    Smyrna GA  30080
  • 247 students | 8.50 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta GA  30067
  • 2,512 students | 8.90 Mi5198 Ross Rd
    Acworth GA  30102
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta
    Private, for profit
    2,623 students | 11.90 Mi6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row
    Atlanta GA  30328
  • 428 students | 12.70 Mi1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150
    Atlanta GA  30328
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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 $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.