Heart of Georgia Technical College

  • The mission of Heart of Georgia Technical College is to contribute to economic and workforce development through guaranteed technical and adult education and the services necessary for individuals to achieve their goals. The vision statement was modified as a result of the planning process. The vision statement is as follows Heart of Georgia Technical College will be the benchmark institution for all others in our system. Heart of Georgia Technical College will enrich lives, provide seamless workforce training and lifelong learning opportunities, and recruit potential graduates for successful employment through the use of leading edge technology and unparalleled excellence in support services rendered. At the heart of a great college is what goes on between its students and faculty-the learning experience. Our faculty are supported by a staff of professional advisors, specialists and others who assist and support the teaching and learning environment. The programs of study at Heart of Georgia Technical College are divided into categories. Each category may include degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit according to the specific occupational programs being offered. We've designed our programs with the student's needs in mind. More classes are being offered online and at night to work around the student's busy schedule.
School Highlights
  • Heart of Georgia Technical College serves 1,851 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Heart of Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Laurens County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Heart of Georgia Technical College is Middle Georgia College-Eastman (21.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Heart of Georgia Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Heart of Georgia Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Heart of Georgia Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Heart of Georgia 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 Enrollment1,851 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:127:1
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# Full-Time Students827 students1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students1,024 students1,473 students
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% Unknown races
100%
9%
Diversity Score0.000.65
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College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
39%
32%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$31,500

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,280 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 47% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,305 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,280$3,413
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,305$7,181
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)85%92%
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 21.80 Mi71 Airport Rd
    Eastman GA  31023
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    Cochran GA  31014
    (478)934-6221
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  • 699 students | 35.60 Mi346 Kite Rd
    Swainsboro GA  30401
    (478)289-2200
    35.60699
  • 1,659 students | 36.10 Mi1189 Deepstep Rd
    Sandersville GA  31082
    (478)553-2050
    36.101,659
  • 2,910 students | 38.00 Mi131 College Cir
    Swainsboro GA  30401
    (478)289-2000
    38.002,910
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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 score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.