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Athens Technical College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Athens Technical College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Athens Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Athens Technical College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Athens Technical College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Athens Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

Athens Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Athens Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Athens Technical College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Athens Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Athens Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Athens Technical College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Athens Technical College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,493 undergraduates at Athens Technical College with 1,122 being full-time and 3,371 being part-time.

Athens Technical College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Athens Technical College is 32.37 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  32.37 out of 100
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How Much Does Athens Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Athens Technical College is $3,442. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Athens Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Athens Technical College, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,098 a year. That adds up to $20,392 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Athens Technical College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Athens Technical College make about $27,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 30% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Athens Technical College

Athens Technical College is a public institution situated in Athens, Georgia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Athens Technical College

Contact details for Athens Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 U.S. Hwy 29 North, Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-355-5000
Website: www.athenstech.edu/

Athens Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Athens Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Athens Technical College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,340 students took at least one online class at Athens Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,216 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,340 400
2016-2017 1,216 340
2015-2016 910 221
2014-2015 742 180
2013-2014 784 197

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