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Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, GA

At A Glance

Main Address

1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW

Atlanta, GA 30310-4446

Admission Office

1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW

Atlanta, GA 30310-4446

(404) 225-4400

Contact : Vory Billups

Director of Enrollment Management

Type of School



community college

technical college

2-year school


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 5030

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 3,562

In-State Tuition : $3,584.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $6,584.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Very Large City (>500k)


Commuter campus



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 55.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Business/Marketing : 32.0%
Health Professions : 29.0%
Education : 13.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Construction Management, General C
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation C
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General A C
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management C
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General C
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Meeting and Event Planning C
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management C
Restaurant/Food Services Management C
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General A C
Small Business Administration/Management C
Tourism and Travel Services Management C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance C
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General C
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician C
Network and System Administration/Administrator A C

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter C
Electrician C
Plumbing Technology/Plumber C

Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C
Teacher Assistant/Aide C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD C
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General C
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant C
Child Care and Support Services Management C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Assisting/Assistant C
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician C
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller C
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist C
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant A C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Physical Therapy Assistant C
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician C
Surgical Technology/Technologist A C

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician C
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician C
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician C

Personal & Culinary Services
Barbering/Barber C
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A C
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services A
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant C
Institutional Food Workers C

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder C

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting C
Fire Services Administration A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor C

Visual & Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Design and Visual Communications, General A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)


Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

148 Public computers, available in: Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 2 miles from downtown Atlanta.

Very Large City


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,562

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,325

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 32

Full time students average age : 31


Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 88.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 5.0%

White : 3.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 1.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

On-campus daycare

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Learning center



Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station






General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test


Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Accuplacer test - Under certain conditions a student's prior official scores on the ACT or SAT may be accepted in lieu of taking the Accuplacer test

A note from the college

Requirements vary by program for selective admission majors. Under certain conditions, ACT or SAT may be accepted in lieu of COMPASS or ASSET for placement.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Courses may be exempted through competency testing or nationally normed exams, such as the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject area examinations, the Proficiency Examination Program (PEP), and Advanced Placement Program (AP) offered by the College Board. To receive credit the exam must be taken within 5 years of the request.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name












Social Studies



Foreign Language



Academic Electives



TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Lamario Primas

Financial aid office phone : (404) 225-4400

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

State aid form

Need-based financial aid determined by



Work Study Programs


For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

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Out-of-state tuition and fees:




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For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 45

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Services for students transferring IN from another school



Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements

Transfer students with 30 semester hours or 35 quarter hours are not required to submit high school transcripts.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $12,584.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $4,700.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students