Georgia Northwestern Technical College

  • 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 6,616 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Top Rankings

Georgia Northwestern Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 400 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty400 staff209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Georgia Northwestern Technical College has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Georgia Northwestern Technical College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,616 students2,470 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,855 students929 students
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# Part-Time Students4,761 students1,541 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
17%
8%
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% Black
7%
33%
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% White
72%
44%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.68
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College Completion Rate
43%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,200$29,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,674 is less than the state average of $4,028. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,810 is less than the state average of $7,597. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,674$4,028
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,810$7,597
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,526$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,474$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Georgia Northwestern Technical College is Georgia Highlands College (5.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 6,168 students | 5.30 Mi3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E.
    Rome, GA 30161
    (800) 332-2406
    5.306,168
  • 2,512 students | 30.70 Mi5198 Ross Rd
    Acworth, GA 30102
    (770) 975-4000
    30.702,512
  • Reinhardt University
    Private not-for-profit
    1,521 students | 35.60 Mi7300 Reinhardt Circle
    Waleska, GA 30183
    (770) 720-5600
    35.601,521
  • 4,964 students | 38.10 Mi650 College Drive
    Dalton, GA 30720
    (706) 272-4436
    38.104,964
  • 7,074 students | 39.10 Mi176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
    Waco, GA 30182
    (770) 537-6000
    39.107,074
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