Athens Technical College

Athens, GA

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Athens Technical College

Athens Technical College Student Essentials

Athens Technical College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.athenstech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,230
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,150
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 4,137
Year Established: 1959

About Athens Technical College

Athens Technical College (ATC) in Athens, Georgia is a quality technical school that is always growing and evolving.

Athens Technical College offers over 100 vocational certificates, diplomas and associate degree programs leading to careers as a plumber, paramedic, medical assistant, restaurant manager or social services assistant, among others.

ATC also offers adult basic education courses in GED preparation and English-language skills.

Regardless of which academic or career pathway students pursue, there is definitely a high level of satisfaction among those attending ATC. This is clear from its attendance rate, which is growing all the time and beating out many comparable schools all across the country.

Though growing at an accelerated rate, ATC continues to accommodate all of its students’ career needs. Its career services division doesn’t only provide job referrals and workshops in developing job searching, resume writing and interviewing skills; they also guarantee student-employability. That is, alumni of the school who don’t feel competent in their skills may repeat courses free of charge.

Financial aid is available at ATC in the form of loans, grants, work-study and scholarships for eligible students.

Students interested in finding out more about ATC may attend a “TECH” informational session offered every Tuesday for prospective students. Find out more by contacting Athens Technical College today.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

50% of students gave Athens Technical College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2017

Overall Rating

Finical Aid people are very unhelpful the will call you and email you about paying your tuition The


Alumnus - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

The trade school aspects of Athens Tech are nice but they are a mess when it comes to anything else. The administration is of the lowest common denominator; they wield their shred of power like it's the mighty Excalibur and they are King Arthur.


Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations ?
Accreditation refers to the practice of being reviewed by an independent, non-profit accrediting agency that specializes in educational quality.

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Athens Technical College Map & Location

Athens Technical College
800 U.S. Highway 29 North
Athens, GA 30601


Getting Around Athens Technical College

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Athens, GA

Winter
Dec
56
35
Jan
54
33
Feb
58
36
Spring
Mar
66
43
Apr
74
49
May
82
58
Summer
Jun
89
66
Jul
91
70
Aug
90
69
Fall
Sep
84
63
Oct
74
52
Nov
65
42

Students

Total Students 4,137

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 22%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 3%
African American 22%
Caucasian 60%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 32%
Part-Time 68%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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