Griffin Technical College

Griffin Technical College

Griffin Technical College, also known as GTC, is a public, two-year, post-secondary college situated in Griffin, Georgia, United States. It was established in 1963 as the Vocational Technical School of Griffin-Spalding County Area. GTC adopted its present name in July 2000. GTC offers technical and occupational degrees, diplomas, and certificates and other learning opportunities including adult education, work force training, and continuing education in various areas of study.

GTC boasts an active student life. It works for the overall development of the students. The college offers various services, career assistance, and financial aid to students. GTC's campus is home to various registered student clubs and organizations including the Student Leadership Council, Skills USA, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Nurses Association, and Rotaract.

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Contacting Griffin Technical College

Griffin Technical College
501 Varsity Rd
Griffin , GA 30223-2042
General Phone: (770) 228-7348

Griffin Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair287communications install and repair, computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics, mechanic and repair
Medical Support and Technology246dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, electrocardiograph tech, electroencephalographic tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine217EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide
Transportation207truck and bus driver
Business and Management119operations management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, human resources
Construction Trades72carpentry, electrician
Security and Law Enforcement72criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology56cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Production Trades54machine shop assistant, welding, cabinetmaking
Computer Science and Engineering49computer programming, data processing tech, web design, database administration, computer networking, computer security
Office and Administration34data entry, administrative assistant
Education and Teaching33early childhood education
Medical Administration18medical records tech, medical transcription, medical billing
Media15printing equipment operation
Engineering Technician7drafting, CAD and design
Landscaping and Horticulture7applied horticulture, landscaping
Law5legal assistant
Real Estate and Construction Management2construction management
Family and Social Work2child care management, child care provider

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years27121
Associate's degree22126
Award of less than 1 academic year92141
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years893

Griffin Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Griffin Technical College had a total enrollment of 4,032 students (3,358 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 42%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 17%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Griffin Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 49 %

Griffin Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Griffin, 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.

Griffin Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,728
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,456
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Griffin Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 562100)

Griffin Technical College Faculty

Griffin Technical College has a tenure system for 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 year37$51,86436$52,166
All faculty totalcalendar year37$51,86436$52,166

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

Griffin 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
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
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
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

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

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
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
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Griffin Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Griffin Technical College Apart:

Number of degree programs
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Top 6%Griffin Technical College Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 6%Griffin Technical College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of students
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Top 18%Griffin Technical College Number of students
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 18%Griffin Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Griffin Technical College % of degrees in transportation

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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