Lanier Technical College

Lanier Technical College

Lanier Technical College, also referred to as Lanier Tech, is located in Oakwood, Georgia, United States. It was founded in the year 1964, and the first classes were held in 1966. This college is under the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Lanier Tech has branch campuses in Barrow, Forsyth, Dawson, and Jackson counties. It offers students associate degrees and certificate programs in various areas of study including business, communication and media, technology, health and medical services, and legal professions. Students are also offered online learning facilities.

Students of Lanier Tech are part of many clubs and organizations such as the Student Government and Business Club which are available on campus.

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Lanier Technical College
2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood , GA 30566
General Phone: (770) 531-6300

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Lanier Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine218EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology217dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, radiographer, health diagnostic professions, medical lab tech, ...
Mechanics and Repair118electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Business and Management106operations management, business administration, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, small business management, banking, sales and marketing
Office and Administration65data entry, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering63data processing tech, web design, computer networking
Medical Administration62medical office management, medical transcription, medical office assistant, medical receptionist, medical secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology61cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care
Security and Law Enforcement57criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Education and Teaching50early childhood education
Engineering Technician47civil engineering tech, industrial safety tech, drafting, CAD and design, architectural drafting
Production Trades43machine shop assistant, welding
Media17desktop publishing and imaging, printing equipment operation
Family and Social Work13child care management, child care provider
Design12interior design
Construction Trades9electrician, plumbing
Cooking and Culinary Arts2personal and culinary services
Landscaping and Horticulture1landscaping, turf management
Conservation and Resource Management0forest technology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year54445
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years36825
Associate's degree15226
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years978

Lanier Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lanier Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,303 students (2,564 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 11%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 13%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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


Lanier Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 49 %

Lanier Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Oakwood, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,848
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,676
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Lanier Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 525400)

Lanier Technical College Faculty

Lanier 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$54,93738$54,158
All faculty totalcalendar year37$54,93738$54,158

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year1*0*

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

Lanier Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

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

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Personal and Culinary Services, Other

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician

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

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management

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
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
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
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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

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What Sets Lanier Technical College Apart:

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Top 17%Lanier Technical College % students 40 years or older
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Top 17%Lanier Technical College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 18%Lanier Technical College % of degrees in production trades
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Top 19%Lanier Technical College Number of students

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 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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