Atlanta Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2019 Default Rate
4.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,125
30.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
36.9%
117 Graduates

About

Atlanta Technical College is a higher education institution located in Fulton County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Atlanta Technical College were Early Childhood Education & Teaching (45 degrees awarded), Other Science Technologies (33 degrees), and Radiographer (26 degrees).

In 2022, 2,374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Atlanta Technical College. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,980 degrees), 13.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Atlanta Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Atlanta Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Atlanta Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Atlanta Technical College is $−5,712 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

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Other Student Expenses

$4,700
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Atlanta Technical College was of $4,700 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Atlanta Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.49% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.52%
2019 Default Rate
66
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Atlanta Technical College was 4.52%, which represents 66 out of the 1459 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Atlanta Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,125 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Technical College is 940 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,185. This means that 30.1% of students enrolled at Atlanta Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.7% Black or African American, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% White, 2.34% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.448% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Atlanta Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (45.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (37.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Atlanta Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,125 students. The full-time enrollment at Atlanta Technical College is 940 and the part-time enrollment is 2,185. This means that 30.1% of students enrolled at Atlanta Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Atlanta Technical College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Atlanta Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,646 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    209 enrolled students
  3. White
    117 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Atlanta Technical College is 84.7% Black or African American, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% White, 2.34% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.448% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (0.128%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 522 more women than men received degrees from Atlanta Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Atlanta Technical College is black or african american (1,980 degrees awarded). There were 13.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Atlanta Technical College is Early Childhood Education & Teaching (45 degrees awarded), followed by Other Science Technologies (33 degrees) and Radiographer (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Atlanta Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (372 degrees), and Construction (130 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College are Software developers (529,579 people), Other managers (113,154 people), Computer occupations, all other (112,587 people), Computer & information systems managers (105,236 people), and Computer programmers (90,270 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College in 2022 are Science Technologies (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (372 degrees), Construction (130 degrees), Human Sciences (140 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College are Science Technologies (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (372 degrees), Construction (130 degrees), Human Sciences (140 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College are Computer Systems Design (546,426 people), Elementary & secondary schools (135,059 people), Construction (110,548 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (96,882 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (79,809 people).

The most specialized majors at Atlanta Technical College are Science Technologies (38 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (372 degrees), Construction (130 degrees), Human Sciences (140 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (370 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Atlanta Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Atlanta Technical College was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

926
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,448
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 926 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Technical College, which is 0.64 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,448).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Technical College in HVAC Maintenance, which is 98 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 158 degrees were awarded to men at Atlanta Technical College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 5.27 times more than the 30 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Atlanta Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Atlanta Technical College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.855% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,980 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    143 degrees awarded
  3. White
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Atlanta Technical College is black or african american (1,980 degrees awarded). There were 13.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (143 degrees).

0.337% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    1,244 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    736 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Atlanta Technical College is black or african american female (1,244 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (736 degrees).

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Operations

Atlanta Technical College employs 92 Instructors. Most academics at Atlanta Technical College are Female Instructor (48), and Male Instructor (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 45 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$17M
2022 Salaries
2.87%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Atlanta Technical College paid a median of $17M in salaries, a 2.87% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.17M
Instructional Salaries
92
Number of Employees

In 2022, Atlanta Technical College paid a total of $5.17M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
92 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Atlanta Technical College was Instructor with 92 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Atlanta Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 45 employees, Management with 36 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Atlanta Technical College was Female Instructor with 48 employees, and Male Instructor with 44 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Atlanta Technical College.

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