Athens Technical College: Narrative Description

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800 US Hwy. 29 North
Athens, GA 30601-1500
Tel: (706)355-5000
Admissions: (706)355-5124
Fax: (706)369-5753
E-mail: lrei[email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1958. Setting: 41-acre suburban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 2,815. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Full-time: 1,146 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 1,669 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 20% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 40% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1008 full-time, $28 per quarter hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2016 full-time, $56 per quarter hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $138 full-time, $46 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities. Most popular organizations: Athens Technical Student Advisory Council, Phi Theta Kappa, Delta Epsilon Chi, Radiological Technology Society, Organized Black Students Encouraging Unity and Excellence. Major annual events: Blood Drives, Can-A-Thon, Smoke Out. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 33,891 books, 15,608 microform titles, 538 serials, and 3,279 audiovisual materials. 277 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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