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 Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Top Rankings

North Metro Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

North Metro Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Suburban-serving SingAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of North Metro Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The North Metro Technical College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,512 students2,470 students
This chart display the total enrollment of North Metro Technical College and community college average number of enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.000.68
This chart display the diversity score of North Metro Technical College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in North Metro Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to North Metro Technical College is Chattahoochee Technical College (12.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,184 students | 12.70 Mi980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 528-4545
  • 456 students | 16.30 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta, GA 30067
    (770) 226-0056
  • 715 students | 16.70 Mi2140 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080
    (770) 980-0002
  • Reinhardt University
    Private not-for-profit
    1,521 students | 17.60 Mi7300 Reinhardt Circle
    Waleska, GA 30183
    (770) 720-5600
  • 914 students | 20.60 Mi6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., N.E., 100 Embassy Row
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    (770) 689-4795
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