North Metro Technical College

  • North Metro Technical College in Acworth is now part of the newly formed Chattahoochee Technical College. Beginning on July 1, 2009, The Appalachian, Chattahoochee, and North Metro Technical Colleges merged to form one institution and became the leading post secondary technical college in Georgia. NMTC is known as the North Metro campus of Chattahoochee Technical College. The new Chattahoochee Tech serves over 10,000 students from eight campuses spread over six North Georgia counties. The other campus names are: Appalachian Campus, Canton Campus, Marietta Campus, Mountain View Campus, Paulding Campus, South Cobb Campus, and Woodstock Campus.
School Highlights
  • North Metro Technical College serves 2,512 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • North Metro Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Cherokee County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Chattahoochee Technical College (8.90 miles away).

School Overview

    North Metro Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Suburban-serving SingBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of 2,512 has stayed relatively flat 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 Enrollment2,512 students2,588 students
    North Metro Technical College Total Enrollment (2014-2016)
    % Unknown races
    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.0.000.65
    North Metro Technical College Diversity Score (2014-2016)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%93%
      North Metro Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2014-2016)
      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 $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 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.