Atlantic Technical Center

Atlantic Technical Center

Atlantic Technical Center, ATC, is a secondary and post secondary public institution in Coconut Creek, Florida. Established in 1973, ATC offers programs at the certificate and diploma levels in fields including health services, business, automotive and transportation technology, hospitality and tourism, and information technology.

Atlantic Technical Center provides various support services to its students. The school has a team of counselors and advisors who help students with academic issues. Financial aid in the form of the Bright Futures Scholarships, Federal Pell and FSEOG grants, Workforce Investment Act programs, Veteran's Educational Benefits, and work study programs are available for eligible candidates. In addition, career counseling and job placement assistance services are available at ATC.

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Atlantic Technical Center
4700 Coconut Creek Pky
Coconut Creek , FL 33063-3902
General Phone: (754) 321-5100

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Atlantic Technical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine118licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Mechanics and Repair88computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology55health service and sciences, dental assistant, medical coding, pharmacy tech, electrocardiograph tech, phlebotomy, dialysis tech
Beauty and Cosmetology53cosmetology, personal grooming
Business and Management28accounting
Therapy and Counseling19massage therapy
Construction Trades19electrician
Cooking and Culinary Arts19chef training
Computer Science and Engineering16computer applications programming, computer science, web design, network management
Medical Administration12health unit coordinator, medical secretary
Office and Administration10administrative assistant
Law8court reporting, legal support
Production Trades7machinist, welding
Media4digital communications
Engineering Technician2architectural drafting

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years27015
Award of less than 1 academic year16716
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years212

Atlantic Technical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Atlantic Technical had a total enrollment of 1,057 students (1,753 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 35%
Black 43%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

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


Atlantic Technical Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

Atlantic Technical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Atlantic Technical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Atlantic Technical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1226300)

Atlantic Technical Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Science
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Support Services, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Atlantic Technical Highlights

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What Sets Atlantic Technical Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Atlantic Technical Number of degree programs
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Atlantic Technical Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Atlantic Technical % students 40 years or older
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Atlantic Technical Male % of student body
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Atlantic Technical % of degrees in mechanics and repair

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked On-campus library

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