Griffin Technical College: Narrative Description

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501 Varsity Rd.
Griffin, GA 30223
Tel: (770)228-7348
Admissions: (770)228-7371
Fax: (770)229-3227
E-mail: [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 1965. Setting: 10-acre small town campus with easy access to Atlanta. Total enrollment: 3,383. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 28:1. 1,027 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,427 students, 58% women, 42% men. Part-time: 1,956 students, 68% women, 32% men. 0.2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 35% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 49% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS or ASSET required.

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: $138 full-time, $46 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. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, student government. College housing not available. Griffin Technical College Library with 12,493 books, 188 serials, 1,326 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 500 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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