Athens Technical College: Review & Facts

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Athens Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,200 students enrolled. This school was established in 1958 and is one of the 3 schools located in Athens, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
90
Fair
At Athens Technical College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

ATC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 90 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Automotive and Mechanic, Medical, Computer Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Athens Technical College is low at 56% (way below Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Athens Technical College is low - 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Athens Technical College is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, $4,300 per year. The additional fees at ATC (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; which comes to a total of $4,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Athens Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at ATC is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Athens Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (706) 355-5000 or check Athens Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Athens Technical College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at ATC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Athens Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Athens Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Athens Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Athens Technical College, 800 U.S. Hwy 29 North, Athens, Georgia 30601, USA
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