5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Savannah Technical College is committed to meeting the dynamic economic and workforce development needs of individuals, employers, and communities by creating opportunities through market-driven technical education.

School Highlights

Savannah Technical College serves 4,003 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,003 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,644
  • Out-state tuition: $4,780
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 65%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 318 teachers has grown by 76% over five years.
Savannah Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
318 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Savannah Technical College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Savannah Technical College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,003 students
2,470 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,538 students
929 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,465 students
1,541 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
506 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
8%
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% Black
48%
33%
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% White
35%
44%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
8%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.68
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College Completion Rate
41%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,100
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,644 is less than the state average of $4,028. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,780 is less than the state average of $7,597. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,644
$4,028
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,780
$7,597
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,544
$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,454
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • In the spring of 1929, the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, the oldest business organization in the State of Georgia, engaged the Savannah Board of Public Education in discussions surrounding the need for a trained workforce to support the growing industrial economy of coastal Georgia. By fall, the Savannah Board of Public Education in cooperation with the business community opened the Opportunity School on Wright Square at Bull Street. The Opportunity School was established to train young men with the skills necessary to work in the new industrial age. In 1967, The Savannah Area Vocational-Technical School was officially dedicated to serve a five county region of Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties. Savannah Technical College offers more than fifty Associate Degree, diploma and certificate programs for you to choose from ranging from computer information systems to early childhood education, from surgical technology to automotive technology and from accounting to aircraft structural assembly. Savannah Technical College offers programs for those just starting on a career, for those starting over or for those just taking the next step in their education. We offer a wide range of services and programs that are designed to meet your needs. Whether it's brushing up on basic skills, upgrading your knowledge and experience for an existing job, or retooling for a new career, you can find just what you're looking for at our campuses Savannah and Liberty County. Savannah Technical College is a great value and it's easily affordable. With a variety of financial assistance programs available, you can get started today. For many Georgia residents and military personnel and dependants, the HOPE Scholarship and HOPE Grant cover the cost of tuition, fees and books. Federal PELL grants, VA assistance, private scholarships and college-work study round out the options for financial aid. Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award the associate degree.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,003 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,644
  • Out-state tuition: $4,780
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 65%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,028 per year for in-state students and $7,597 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,445 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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