Northwestern Technical College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 569, 265 Bicentennial Trail
Rock Spring, GA 30739
Tel: (706)764-3510
Free: 800-735-5726
Admissions: (706)764-3511
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 1966. Setting: rural campus. Total enrollment: 1,663. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. Full-time: 737 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 926 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 60% 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. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Placement: ACT ASSET or COMPASS required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

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.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. Northwestern Technical Institute Library with 350,000 books, 180 serials, 20,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 270 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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