Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta Technical College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Atlanta Technical College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much 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 Atlanta Technical College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Atlanta Technical College was awarded 15 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business support and assistant services.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Atlanta Area Tech as #2,274 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Atlanta Area Tech also holds the #73 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Atlanta Area Tech?

Acceptance Rate

Since Atlanta Technical College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Atlanta Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Atlanta 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Atlanta Technical College is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Atlanta Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Atlanta Technical College this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100

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Atlanta Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,797 undergraduates at Atlanta Area Tech with 1,248 being full-time and 2,549 being part-time.

How Much Does Atlanta Technical College Cost?

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Atlanta Area Tech, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $3,397 a year. That adds up to $13,588 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Atlanta Area Tech is 12.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Atlanta Area Tech Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Atlanta Area Tech make about $22,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 45% 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 Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta Technical College is a public institution situated in Atlanta, Georgia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Atlanta Area Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy Sw, Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
Phone: 404-225-4400

Atlanta Technical College Majors

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

Online Learning at Atlanta Area Tech

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 2,200 students took at least one online class at Atlanta Technical College. This is an increase from the 2,111 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,200 776
2017-2018 2,111 702
2016-2017 2,440 721
2015-2016 1,955 475
2013-2014 1,734 365

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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