North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523-0000
Tel: (706)754-7700
  • North Georgia Technical College is a public, residential, multi-campus, two-year technical college whose mission is to provide quality technical education, adult education, continuing education, and business and industry training to individuals who can benefit from these programs and services. These efforts improve the quality of life of individuals by preparing them to succeed as literate and technically competent members of the workforce and by promoting the economic growth and development of the Northeast Georgia region. The college offers both traditional and distance learning courses that lead to the certificate, the diploma, and the associate degree. The college encourages the development of the whole individual in a learning-centered environment while maintaining measures of cost effectiveness and fiscal soundness in program planning, implementation, and services. Instruction in work ethics is emphasized, and lifelong learning is promoted. A highly competent, professional faculty and staff are customer focused and dedicated to providing high quality, accessible education and training through continuous improvement efforts.
School Highlights
  • North Georgia Technical College serves 2,663 students (40% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • North Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Habersham County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Truett-McConnell College (12.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
North Georgia Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty108 staff108 staff
North Georgia Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,663 has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,663 students2,588 students
North Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:127:1
North Georgia Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,067 students1,115 students
North Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,596 students1,473 students
North Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
North Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
North Georgia Technical College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
North Georgia Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
North Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
North Georgia Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
North Georgia Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
North Georgia Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
North Georgia Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.210.65
North Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
North Georgia Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,200$30,100
North Georgia Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,684 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 $4,820 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,684$3,413
North Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,820$7,181
North Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%93%
North Georgia Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,573$12,875
North Georgia Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2012-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,610$5,574
North Georgia Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2012-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Truett-McConnell College
    Private, non-profit
    1,681 students | 12.60 Mi100 Alumni Dr
    Cleveland GA  30528
  • Young Harris College
    Private, non-profit
    1,218 students | 27.10 Mi1 College Street
    Young Harris GA  30582
  • 3,695 students | 33.70 Mi2990 Landrum Education Dr
    Oakwood GA  30566
  • n/a students | 33.90 Mi3820 Mundy Mill Rd
    Oakwood GA  30566
  • 6,386 students | 41.80 Mi7900 U.S. Hwy 76
    Pendleton SC  29670
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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 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score 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.