Athens Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2022 Average Net Price
$8,405
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
3,865
17.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.1%
49 Graduates

About

Athens Technical College is a higher education institution located in Clarke County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Athens Technical College were Other Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (41 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (30 degrees).

In 2022, 1,821 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Athens Technical College. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,166 degrees), 4.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (290 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Athens Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Athens Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,405.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Athens Technical College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Athens Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Athens Technical College is $−5,712 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,405
2022 Value
31.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Athens Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,405. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Athens Technical College grew by 31.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,891
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Athens Technical College was of $9,891 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 45.2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

99% of undergraduate students at Athens Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Athens Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,865 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Athens Technical College is 681 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,184. This means that 17.6% of students enrolled at Athens Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Athens Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.97% Asian, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Athens Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (27.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

17.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Athens Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,865 students. The full-time enrollment at Athens Technical College is 681 and the part-time enrollment is 3,184. This means that 17.6% of students enrolled at Athens Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Athens Technical College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Athens Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,216 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    802 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    630 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Athens Technical College is 57.3% White, 20.8% Black or African American, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.97% Asian, 1.79% Two or More Races, 0.181% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 36 students (0.931%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 195 more women than men received degrees from Athens Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Athens Technical College is white (1,166 degrees awarded). There were 4.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (290 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Athens Technical College is Other Science Technologies (99 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (41 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Athens Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (264 degrees), and Precision Production (116 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Athens Technical College are Construction managers (37,600 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (36,602 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (32,971 people), Other managers (27,650 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (18,254 people).

The most specialized majors at Athens Technical College in 2022 are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (264 degrees), Precision Production (116 degrees), Construction (76 degrees), and Human Sciences (74 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Athens Technical College are Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Personal financial advisors, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Athens Technical College are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (264 degrees), Precision Production (116 degrees), Construction (76 degrees), and Human Sciences (74 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Athens Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (79,948 people), Construction (79,650 people), Air transportation (35,025 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (27,506 people), and Child day care services (22,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Athens Technical College are Science Technologies (115 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (264 degrees), Precision Production (116 degrees), Construction (76 degrees), and Human Sciences (74 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Athens Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 99 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Athens Technical College was Other Science Technologies with 99 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

813
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,008
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 813 degrees were awarded to men at Athens Technical College, which is 0.807 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,008).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Athens Technical College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.393 times less than the 242 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded to men at Athens Technical College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 2.55 times more than the 95 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 25% of students graduating from Athens Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Athens Technical College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (63.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.16% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,166 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    290 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    262 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Athens Technical College is white (1,166 degrees awarded). There were 4.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (290 degrees).

0.824% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    636 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    530 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    191 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Athens Technical College is white female (636 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (530 degrees).

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Operations

Athens Technical College employs 102 No academic ranks. Most academics at Athens Technical College are Female No academic rank (57), and Male No academic rank (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Athens Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 40 employees, Service, with 25 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$15.1M
2022 Salaries
4.03%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Athens Technical College paid a median of $15.1M in salaries, a 4.03% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.69M
Instructional Salaries
102
Number of Employees

In 2022, Athens Technical College paid a total of $6.69M to 102 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
102 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Athens Technical College was No academic rank with 102 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Athens Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 employees, Service with 25 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Athens Technical College was Female No academic rank with 57 employees, and Male No academic rank with 45 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Athens Technical College.

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