Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College, also referred to as ATC, is state-supported, coeducational, two-year college located in Albany, Georgia, United States. It was founded in the year 1961 as the Monroe Area Vocational-Technical School. It merged with the Albany Area Vocational-Technical School in 1971. Finally, it was named Albany Technical College in 2000. It is a member of the Technical College System of Georgia and enrolls more than 2,000 students annually.

Albany Technical College offers a large number of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs in various fields of study. Students can choose from courses in computer science, construction, culinary arts, dental assisting, automotive and diesel, business, cosmetology, law enforcement, management, nursing, paramedics training, and early childhood care and education, among others.

Students of Albany Technical College are members of several technical organizations and clubs. The college's sports teams are known as the Titans.

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Albany Technical College
1704 South Slappey Boulevard
Albany , GA 31701
General Phone: (229) 430-3500

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Albany Technical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair344electrical installation and repair, computer repair, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Business and Management243logistics, operations management, accounting technology, call center operation, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing
Production Trades192welding
Security and Law Enforcement192criminal justice and safety, security and loss prevention, fire-fighting
Education and Teaching116early childhood education
Medical Support and Technology113dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, radiographer, health diagnostic professions
Transportation95truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Computer Science and Engineering53data processing tech, web design, computer networking
Beauty and Cosmetology44cosmetology
Construction Trades43carpentry, electrician
Office and Administration37data entry, administrative assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture35applied horticulture, landscaping, plant nursery, floristry
Family and Social Work21adult development and aging, child care management, child care provider
Cooking and Culinary Arts19chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant
Hospitality8hospitality management
Media4printing equipment operation
Engineering Technician4drafting
Medical Administration2medical transcription
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art
Real Estate and Construction Management0construction management

Number of programs and degrees for Albany Technical in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1,00437
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years38927
Associate's degree10419
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1349

Albany Technical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Albany Technical had a total enrollment of 2,770 students (2,645 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 29%
Black 69%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 11%
20-21 14%
22-24 16%
25-29 19%
30-34 13%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Albany Technical Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 39 %

Albany Technical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Albany, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Albany Technical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,539
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,078
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Albany Technical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 560100)

Albany Technical Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3241

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year32$52,17741$52,694
All faculty totalcalendar year32$52,17741$52,694

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Albany Technical Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Logistics and Materials Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Albany Technical Highlights

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What Sets Albany Technical Apart:

Number of degree programs
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Top 6%Albany Technical Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 6%Albany Technical Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 11%Albany Technical % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 17%Albany Technical % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Albany Technical Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 19%Albany Technical % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 19%Albany Technical % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 20%Albany Technical % of degrees in education and teaching

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checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked On-campus library

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