Northwestern Technical College

265 Bicentennial Trail
Rock Spring, GA 30739
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Northwestern Technical College serves 2,328 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,328 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Northwestern Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Northwestern Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates--Public Rural-serving Medium
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
209 staff

Student Body

The student population of Northwestern Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Northwestern Technical College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,328 students
2,400 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Northwestern Technical College and community college average number of enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
# Full-Time Students
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882 students
# Part-Time Students
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1,518 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,116 students
940 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Northwestern Technical College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
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71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
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1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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654 students
% Asian
n/a
3%
% Hispanic
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8%
% Black
n/a
31%
% White
n/a
47%
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
100%
7%
Diversity Score
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0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Northwestern Technical College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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44%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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3.17%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
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94%
Median Debt for Graduates
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$12,139
Median Debt for Dropouts
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$5,500
Acceptance Rate
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79%
SAT Reading
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465
SAT Math
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450
SAT Writing
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465
ACT Composite
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18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Northwestern Technical College is a higher education institution of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education and the primary provider of accessible, high quality educational opportunities in Northwest Georgia. It is an integral component of a seamless educational system offering programs of study that result in the student's achievement of career and personal goals. Northwestern provides educational experiences that produce graduates noted for their excellence as employees and as lifelong learners. Northwestern Technical College was founded by an Act of the Georgia General Assembly in 1964. The original facility, now the 100 building on the main campus, first housed classes in the fall of 1966. Then known as the Walker County Area Vocational-Technical School, it offered diplomas in eight programs of instruction to 150 students.In the year 2000, there was another name change, this time to Northwestern Technical College. This name is intended to show not only the service area of the college, but also the growing academic opportunities available to its students. Northwestern now offers 18 degree options, along with 24 diplomas and 38 certificates of credit, to over 2,500 students. The Northwestern Technical College Foundation was established in 1988 to encourage private contributions in order to build and maintain outstanding academic and support programs at the college. Donations to the NTC Foundation support areas of institutional need including scholarships to deserving students, equipment purchases, materials for the library, and staff development. Northwestern Technical College is accredited by Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree in Nursing, the Associate of Applied Technology Degree, the Diploma, and the Technical Certificate.

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Northwestern Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,328 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,117 per year for in-state students and $7,686 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,136 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Emory University-Oxford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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