Georgia Piedmont Technical College

495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
Tel: (404)297-9522
School Highlights
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College serves 4,050 students (25% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College is one of 5 community colleges within DeKalb County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Atlanta (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 251 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 251 staff 98 staff
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,050 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,050 students 2,485 students
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 27:1
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,026 students 1,092 students
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 3,024 students 1,393 students
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
76%
33%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
16%
48%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Non Resident (2013-2016)
Georgia Piedmont 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. 0.40 0.65
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
32%
29%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $28,700 $30,100
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,834 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,970 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,834 $3,413
Georgia Piedmont Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,970 $7,181
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 93%
Georgia Piedmont Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 $12,875
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2013-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,574
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2013-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
DeKalb County, GA 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in DeKalb County, GA is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.