Flint River Technical College (Closed 2005)

1533 Highway 19 South
Thomaston, GA 30286
  • Southern Crescent Technical College was established in July 2010 from the merger of Flint River Technical College (FRTC) and Griffin Technical College (GTC). Southern Crescent Technical College is a flagship technical college in the state, with a combined student population of over 6,500 credit students. As one of the largest technical colleges in Georgia, the two campus locations and three centers will serve the workforce and community needs of the over 500,000 citizens in the ten counties of the South Atlanta region including Butts, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Pike, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, and Upson counties. The College will also serve an additional 3,500 students per quarter in Adult Education and Continuing Education programs. Southern Crescent Technical College will offer nearly 200 associate degree, diploma, and technical certificate programs to provide the trained workforce needed to help stimulate Georgia’s community and economic growth and development.

School Highlights

Flint River Technical College serves 872 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

School Overview

Flint River Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's--Public Rural-serving SmallAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic

Student Body

The student population of Flint River Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Flint River Technical College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment872 students2,712 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Flint River Technical College and community college average number of enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
# Full-Time Students510 students1,008 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Flint River Technical College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
# Part-Time Students362 students1,704 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Flint River Technical College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Flint River Technical College. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of GA.
% Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Flint River Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
% Black
47%
35%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Flint River Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
% White
46%
42%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Flint River Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
% Unknown races
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Flint River Technical College. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.000.69
This chart display the diversity score of Flint River Technical College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
64%
32%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,800$31,500

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Flint River Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2010 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Flint River Technical College is Gordon State College (12.9 miles away).
Recent Articles
Learn about the dazzling jewelry programs and certificates that are available at your local community college campus.
Calling all tech-lovers! A new survey by Republic’s Center for Digital Education and Converge Online has ranked the community colleges that most effectively integrate digital technology into daily campus life.
Veteran Charles Wittington, a community college student, wrote about his killing addiction and was subsequently banned from campus. Was he entitled through free speech to express his opinion, or is campus safety more important? Weigh in on the controversy.
Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 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 score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.