Athens Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

800 US Highway 29 North

Athens, GA 30601-1500

(706) 355-5005

Fax: (706) 369-5756

Contact: Jennifer Benson

Vice President for Student Affairs
Main Address

800 US Highway 29 North

Athens, GA 30601-1500

(706) 355-5000

Total undergrads: 4,137

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 570

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,592


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for radiology, respiratory therapy, nursing, physical therapy assistant, dental hygiene, surgical technology, veterinary technology dental assisting, medical assisting, and practical nursing. School record, recommendations, standardized test scores, essay, and interview required or recommended depending on program.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Interior Design A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Logistics/Materials Management C
Sales and Distribution A,C
Small Business Administration C
Tourism/Travel Marketing A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Electrician C
Plumbing C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Business Machine Repair C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A,C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Athens Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (706) 355-5000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 800 U.S. Hwy 29 North, Athens, GA 30601
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,756
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,401 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,794
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,922
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,506

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Athens Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Athens Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 51
Architecture and Related Services 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 219
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 73
Construction Trades 21
Education 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 114
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 1711
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 62
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 164
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 91
Precision Production 41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Science Technologies/Technicians 12
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 11344

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Athens Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,794
Out-of-state $4,922
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 245 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 238 83% $5,506
Student loan aid 6 2% $4,408

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,466 76% $3,608
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Athens Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Athens Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Athens Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,756
Undergraduate enrollment 4,756
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Athens Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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