Atlanta Technical College Veteran Services & Resources
Is Atlanta Technical College a Good School for Veterans?
If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Atlanta Technical College veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Atlanta Technical College GI Bill® Information
Our Veterans Report on Atlanta Area Tech Includes:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does Atlanta Area Tech Rank for Veterans?
How Many Veterans Go to Atlanta Area Tech?
A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.
According to the VA, there are 283 GI Bill® students at Atlanta Area Tech. There are 3,030 students enrolled at Atlanta Area Tech. This means that approximately 9.34% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.
This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill® and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.
Federal Veteran Programs at Atlanta Area Tech
Atlanta Technical College participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|Principles of Excellence||Yes|
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.|
|Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.|
|Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.|
|Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.|
|Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.|
|Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
Atlanta Technical College does have a student veterans group.
Does Atlanta Area Tech Give Credit for Military Training?
If you have specialized military training, Atlanta Area Tech may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.
Atlanta Area Tech Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About Atlanta Area Tech
Our data shows that Atlanta Area Tech has not received 1 complaints at the VA.The reasons for these complaints are summarized in the table below.Note that the numbers for the classification of complaints may not add up the number of total complaints since a single complaint may be for multiple reasons.
|Complaint Type||Number of Complaints|
|Quality of Education||1|
|Change in Degree Requirements||0|
|Post-Graduation Job Opportunities||0|
|Release of Transcripts||0|
Notes and References
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
More about our data sources and methodologies.
**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.
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