1701 Carswell Ave
Waycross, GA 31503
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • The academic programs at Okefenokee Technical College are designed to provide the opportunity to develop academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to secure personally satisfying, rewarding, and socially useful employment. All programs of study comply with Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved curriculum reflecting current, up-to-date knowledge and skills training. TCC programs provide a structured sequence of credit courses that will enable individuals to either be employed in an entry-level position or to increase job proficiencies.

School Highlights

Coastal Pines Technical College serves 3,606 students (17% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,606 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Coastal Pines Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 244 teachers has grown by 148% over five years.
Coastal Pines Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
244 staff
209 staff
This chart display total faculty of Coastal Pines Technical College and community college average number of faculty in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Coastal Pines Technical College has grown by 159% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Coastal Pines Technical College diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,606 students
2,328 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Coastal Pines Technical College and community college average number of enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Coastal Pines Technical College and community college average student staff ratio of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
615 students
882 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Coastal Pines Technical College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
2,991 students
1,518 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Coastal Pines Technical College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Coastal Pines Technical College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of GA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
248 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
615 students
940 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Coastal Pines Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,991 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
% Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percentage of Asian community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
18%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
75%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Coastal Pines Technical College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.40
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Coastal Pines Technical College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
38%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Coastal Pines Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of GA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,500
$29,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Coastal Pines Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of GA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Coastal Pines Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$12,139
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coastal Pines Technical College's ranking?

Coastal Pines Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest completion rates.

Recent Articles

The Movement to Outsource Community College Classes
The Movement to Outsource Community College Classes
Outsourcing is commonplace for customer service and software programming, but what about community college instruction? Learn more about the trend that is outsourcing community college classes and teachers.
Why Community Colleges Will Soon Be Accepting High School Sophomores
Why Community Colleges Will Soon Be Accepting High School Sophomores
The next wave of community college students may just be high school sophomores. Learn about the new program that allows high school sophomores to graduate at 10th grade and proceed directly to community colleges.
Careers: Marine Biologist
Careers: Marine Biologist
Combine underwater adventures with scientific discoveries and crystal blue waters, and you may have a dream career as a marine biologist. Learn about how you can start your marine biology training right at community college!

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,606 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Related School Videos

Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,488 per year for in-state students and $7,256 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,183 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

Quick Links