Swainsboro Technical College

Swainsboro Technical College

Swainsboro Technical College was established in 1963 in Southeast Georgia to serve the counties of Emanuel, Candler, Jenkins, Johnson, and Treutlen. The college was initially known as the Swainsboro Area Vocational and Technical School and was renamed Swainsboro Technical Institute in 1988. It came to be known as Swainsboro Technical College in 2000. In 2009, Swainsboro College merged with Southeastern Technical College and is now called Southeastern Technical College (STC). It serves the communities of Montgomery, Tattnall and Toombs.

Swainsboro Technical College, which is based on a 30-acre campus, offers programs in health sciences, business technologies, industrial and environmental technologies, and human services. Some of the student clubs and organizations in STC include HEOES, the National Technical Honor Society, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA) and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).

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Swainsboro Technical College
346 Kite Rd
Swainsboro , GA 30401
General Phone: (478) 289-2200

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Swainsboro Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology59dental assistant, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Mechanics and Repair40computer repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Production Trades32welding
Construction Trades31electrician
Security and Law Enforcement29criminal justice and safety
Medical Administration25medical office assistant
Office and Administration25data entry, word processing, administrative assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology
Business and Management22accounting technology
Computer Science and Engineering20data processing tech, computer networking
Family and Social Work15child care provider
Conservation and Resource Management14forest technology, wildlife management
Engineering Technician8civil engineering tech, electronics tech, drafting, CAD and design
Education and Teaching5early childhood education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year29524
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7713
Associate's degree87
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years274

Swainsboro Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Swainsboro Technical College had a total enrollment of 664 students (544 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 52%
Black 48%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 16%
20-21 14%
22-24 13%
25-29 14%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Swainsboro Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 25 %

Swainsboro Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Swainsboro, 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.

Swainsboro 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 $ 1,148

Financial Aid:
Swainsboro Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 561600)

Swainsboro Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1328

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year13$49,55828$47,800
All faculty totalcalendar year13$49,55828$47,800

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

Swainsboro Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

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

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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
Word Processing

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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