Valdosta Technical College: Narrative Description

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4089 Val Tech Rd.
PO Box 928
Valdosta, GA 31603-0928
Tel: (229)333-2100
Admissions: (229)333-1394
Fax: (229)333-2129
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 1963. Setting: 18-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 2,303. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. Full-time: 1,058 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 1,245 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 38% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.04% international, 29% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, external degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, 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: $171 full-time, $57 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

College housing not available. Valdosta Technical College Library plus 1 other with 3,373 books, 109 serials, 225 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 564 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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