Valdosta Technical College

Valdosta Technical College

Valdosta Technical College, also known as VTC, is a two year, coeducational, technical, public college located in Georgia, United States. It offers a wide variety of associate degrees and graduate instructional programs in various subjects including business, health and medical, communication and media, and technolog, among others. The college also provides several professional and personal-development continuing education programs. The college's enrollment consists of full-time and part-time students

Valdosta Technical College aims at maintaining an active student life. The campus is home to a number of clubs and organizations which are based on the varied interest of the students.

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Valdosta Technical College
4089 Valtech Rd
Valdosta , GA 31602
General Phone: (229) 333-2100

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Valdosta Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology114dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, phlebotomy, opticianry ...
Business and Management107operations management, accounting technology, call center operation, banking, human resources, sales and marketing
Transportation74truck and bus driver
Mechanics and Repair65communications install and repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Beauty and Cosmetology57cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine37EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Office and Administration27data entry, administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering23computer programming, data processing tech, web design, computer networking, computer security
Medical Administration13medical transcription
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Media10desktop publishing and imaging, printing equipment operation
Education and Teaching10early childhood education
Construction Trades9electrician
Production Trades9machine shop assistant, welding
Landscaping and Horticulture8applied horticulture, landscaping
Engineering Technician4drafting, CAD and design
Family and Social Work3child care management, child care provider
Cooking and Culinary Arts1food prep and kitchen assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year31633
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18221
Associate's degree4512
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years396

Valdosta Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Valdosta Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,391 students (2,024 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 52%
Black 44%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 15%
20-21 15%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Valdosta Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 33 %

Valdosta Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Valdosta, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,572
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,868
Books and supplies $ 700

Financial Aid:
Valdosta Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 525600)

Valdosta 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 year25$50,19144$51,015
All faculty totalcalendar year25$50,19144$51,015

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

Valdosta 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
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

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

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant

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

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

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

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
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

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Valdosta Technical College Apart:

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Top 17%Valdosta Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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

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