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 4 community colleges within Cobb County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 258 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Chattahoochee Technical College (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 258 staff 98 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 increased from 34:1 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 declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,942 students 2,485 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1 27:1
Chattahoochee Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 3,059 students 1,092 students
Chattahoochee Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 6,883 students 1,393 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 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. 0.52 0.65
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 Aid 89% 93%
Chattahoochee Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates - $12,875
Median Debt for Dropouts - $5,574
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.

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    642 students | 8.50 Mi2108 Cobb Parkway
    Smyrna GA  30080
  • 247 students | 8.50 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
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  • 2,512 students | 8.90 Mi5198 Ross Rd
    Acworth GA  30102
  • 2,623 students | 11.90 Mi6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row
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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 $14,241 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.