Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161-0000
Tel: (706)295-6963
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers career transition services for those individuals who need assistance in determining their career direction and in obtaining support while enrolled in training. New Connections to Work (NCTW) is a comprehensive training and employment program that provides support services to single parents, displaced homemakers, clients from the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, and students enrolled in non-traditional training. The program operates in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Human Resources, the Georgia Department of Labor, business and industry, and other agencies.
School Highlights
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College serves 5,816 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Floyd County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Georgia Highlands College (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 187 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty187 staff108 staff
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,816 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,816 students2,588 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,933 students1,115 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,883 students1,473 students
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Georgia Northwestern Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Georgia Northwestern Technical College More (2011-2016)
Georgia Northwestern 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.0.310.65
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,200$30,100
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,674 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,810 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,674$3,413
Georgia Northwestern Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,810$7,181
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
Georgia Northwestern Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,675$12,875
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2012-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,574
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2012-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 70%. 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.