Flint River Technical College

Overview of Flint River Technical College

Thomaston, GA is home to Flint River Technical College. Thomaston is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Flint River Technical College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in transportation.

Flint River Technical College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

Flint River Technical College has 886 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Flint River Technical College

Flint River Technical College
1533 Highway 19 South
Thomaston , GA 30286
General Phone: (706) 646-6148

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Flint River Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine183licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Transportation105truck and bus driver
Education and Teaching62early childhood education
Mechanics and Repair55electrical installation and repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration53data entry, administrative assistant
Medical Support and Technology46medical coding, medical assistant, surgical tech, health diagnostic professions, phlebotomy
Business and Management33operations management, accounting technology, call center operation, banking
Production Trades31machine shop assistant, welding
Beauty and Cosmetology26cosmetology, barber, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Family and Social Work24child care management, child care provider
Construction Trades24carpentry, electrician, lineworker
Computer Science and Engineering13data processing tech, web design, computer networking
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician4civil engineering tech
Medical Administration3medical transcription, medical receptionist
Media1printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Flint River Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14717
Associate's degree199
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years515
Award of less than 1 academic year45726

Flint River Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Flint River Technical College had a total enrollment of 886 students (818 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 49%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 10%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 14%
30-34 15%
35-39 11%
40-49 16%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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


Flint River Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 48 %

Flint River Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Thomaston, 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.

Flint River Technical College 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 $ 2,835
Books and supplies $ 921

Financial Aid:
Flint River Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 561300)

Flint River Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year16$46,41115$46,693
All faculty totalcalendar year16$46,41115$46,693

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

Flint River Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Operations Management and Supervision

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

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician

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

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

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
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

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Flint River Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Flint River Technical College Apart:

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Top 12%Flint River Technical College % students 40 years or older
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Top 18%Flint River Technical College Number of students
% of degrees in transportation
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Top 18%Flint River Technical College % of degrees in transportation

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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