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‚Äôs community and economic growth and development.

School Highlights

Flint River Technical College served 872 students (58% of students were full-time).
Minority enrollment was 54% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 53%.

School Overview

Flint River Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
209 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
872 students
2,400 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
# Full-Time Students
510 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
362 students
1,518 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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
510 students
940 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Flint River Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
362 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
% Asian
n/a
3%
% Hispanic
1%
8%
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
46%
31%
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%
47%
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.
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
7%
7%
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 Score
0.57
0.67
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 (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2010)
64%
33%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$25,800
$31,500

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
97%
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
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: 2010 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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