Heart of Georgia Technical College

Tel: (478)275-6589
  • 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 American and Asian), 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 is Middle Georgia College (24.50 miles away).

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 Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 94 staff 98 staff
Heart of Georgia Technical College Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,851 has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's 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 Enrollment 1,851 students 2,485 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 27:1
Heart of Georgia Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students 827 students 1,092 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2010-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,024 students 1,393 students
Heart of Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2010-2016)
Heart of Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Unknown races
100%
10%
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. 0.00 0.65
Heart of Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2010-2016)
College Completion Rate
39%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $31,100 $30,100

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
Heart of Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,305 $7,181
Heart of Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85% 93%
Median Debt for Graduates - $12,875
Median Debt for Dropouts - $5,574
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 $15,212 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.