DeKalb Technical College: Narrative Description

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495 North Indian Creek Dr.
Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
Tel: (404)297-9522; Admissions: (404)297-9522; Fax: (404)294-4234; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 17-acre suburban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 5,303. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 5,303 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,975 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 3,328 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 8% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 70% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 60% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT ASSET. Recommended: SAT I or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1215 full-time, $27 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2430 full-time, $54 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $186 full-time, $62 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 13 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Phi Beta Lambda, National Vocational-Technical Honor Society, Collegiate Secretaries International, Epsilon Delta Phi. Major annual events: Fall Festival, Spring Fling, Honors Day. Campus security: security during class hours. College housing not available. 500 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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