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

www.athenstech.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,137

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 570

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,592

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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
Website:www.athenstech.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.athenstech.edu/studentAffairs/Admissions/admission_application3.cfm
Address:800 U.S. Hwy 29 North, Athens, GA 30601
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,210
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,300 (78% 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:$4,930
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,876

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Athens Technical College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences21
Architecture and Related Services1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services219
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services73
Construction Trades21
Education11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields114
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs1710
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service62
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians164
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services91
Precision Production41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total11042

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,794
Out-of-state$4,930
Books and supplies$900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid27690%
Grant or scholarship aid27088%$4,876
Student loan aid268%$3,744

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,40378%$3,676
Federal student loans00%$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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment4,210
Undergraduate enrollment4,210
Graduate enrollment0

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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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