Columbus Technical College: Narrative Description

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COLUMBUS TECHNICAL COLLEGE I-2

928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
Tel: (706)649-1800
Admissions: (706)649-0652
Fax: (706)649-1937
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.columbustech.edu

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 3,726. Full-time: 1,684 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 2,042 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 51% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.03% international. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Placement: ACT COMPASS or ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1008 full-time, $28 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2016 full-time, $56 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $165 full-time, $55 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual event: faculty/staff softball game. Campus security: security patrols during class hours. College housing not available. Columbus Technical College Library with 26,072 books, 2,429 microform titles, 49 serials, and 533 audiovisual materials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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