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Athens Technical College

Athens, GA

At A Glance

Main Address

800 Highway 29 N

Athens, GA 30601-1546

www.athenstech.edu

Admission Office

800 US Highway 29 North

Athens, GA 30601-1500

(706) 355-5008

Fax : (706) 369-5756

admissions@athenstech.edu

Contact : Justin McCalla

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

technical college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 0462

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 4,567

In-State Tuition : $3,662.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $6,662.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

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 : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Apr 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

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 : 58.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Health Professions : 31.0%
Business/Marketing : 23.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 10.0%
Engineering Technologies : 10.0%
Education : 6.0%

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

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management C
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General A C
Small Business Administration/Management C
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C

Construction Trades
Electrician C
Plumbing Technology/Plumber C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General C

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

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Assisting/Assistant A
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A
Surgical Technology/Technologist C
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Business Machine Repair C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C

Precision Production
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work A C

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C

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

Visual & Performing Arts
Interior Design 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)

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

346 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 65 miles from Atlanta.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,567

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,437

Graduate enrollment : --

Race/Ethnicity

Black African American : 22.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 8.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 4.0%

White : 63.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Owls

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Financial aid counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

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.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

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

Admission to a few of the college’s health programs is competitive. Applicants seeking admission to these programs must satisfy additional criteria not included in general admission requirements. Programs that have additional requirements include: radiology, respiratory therapy, nursing, physical therapy assistant, dental hygiene, surgical technology, veterinary technology dental assisting, medical assisting, practical nursing and paramedicine.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

4

Science

0

4

Social Studies

0

3

Foreign Language

0

3

Academic Electives

0

4

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.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Darylann Thomas

Financial aid office phone : (706) 355-5009

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

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

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,662.00

$3,662.00

$3,662.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$6,662.00

$6,662.00

$6,662.00

Room only:

--

$6,812.00

--

Books and supplies:

$900.00

$900.00

$900.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$4,562.00

$13,374.00

$6,562.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$7,562.00

$16,374.00

$9,562.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

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

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $20.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $12,662.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,812.00

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

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser