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
  • The nearest community college to Flint River Technical College is Gordon State College (12.9 miles away).

School Overview

    Flint River Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The Flint River Technical College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment-2,588 students
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    # Full-Time Students-1,115 students
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    # Part-Time Students-1,473 students
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    % Hispanic
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    5%
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    % Black
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    33%
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    % White
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    48%
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    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.000.65
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    College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
    64%
    32%
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,800$31,500

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
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      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).
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