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Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a public institution located in Rome, Georgia. The location of Georgia Northwestern Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

1,922 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Health Sciences & Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Heavy Equipment Maintenance Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Precision Production Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Cosmetology Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Allied Health Professions Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Georgia Northwestern Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Value Colleges for Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance College Factual
#2 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Schools College Factual
#2 Best Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Schools College Factual
#14 Best Value Colleges for Mechanic & Repair Technologies College Factual
#36 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#62 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Georgia Northwestern Technical College?

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Contact details for Georgia Northwestern Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-295-6963
Website: www.gntc.edu/

Can I Afford Georgia Northwestern Technical College?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
8% Take Out Loans
14.1% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Georgia Northwestern Technical College students paid $100 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $200 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,400 $4,800
Fees $662 $662
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Georgia Northwestern Technical College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $3,323 a year. That adds up to $13,292 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,922 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,608 undergraduate students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, with 1,922 being full-time and 4,686 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,922 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, 37% are male and 63% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Georgia Northwestern Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 154
Hispanic or Latino 324
White 1,356
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 62

Online Learning at Georgia Northwestern Technical College

3,527 Took All Classes Online
4,711 Took At Least One Class Online
39.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,711 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Georgia Northwestern Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 39.1%. This is the #523 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Georgia Northwestern Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 28%
Health Information Management 78%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 66%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Georgia Northwestern Technical College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Information Management #29
Allied Health Professions #45
Health Care Management #56
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #81
Health & Medical Administrative Services #212

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 193 47 74 314
Welding Technology/Welder 155 0 23 178
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 136 0 19 155
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 116 0 0 116
Instrumentation Technology 51 15 18 84
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 35 6 17 58
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 39 0 14 53
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 53 0 0 53
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 14 38 52
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 30 9 11 50
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 47 47
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 42 0 0 42
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 28 4 8 40
Electrician 26 0 13 39
Surgical Technology 18 9 12 39
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 14 11 8 33
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 33 0 0 33
General Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 5 12 10 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant 11 0 15 26
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 22 0 0 22
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 4 8 9 21
Lactation Consultant 10 0 9 19
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 19 0 0 19
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 18 0 18
Health Information Management 10 0 8 18
Robotics Technology 16 0 0 16
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 7 9 16
Radiologic Technology 0 15 0 15
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 15 0 15
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 15 0 0 15
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 13 0 0 13
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 9 0 4 13
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 11 0 0 11
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 11 0 0 11
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 10 0 0 10
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 8 0 8
General Drafting & Design Technology 5 0 0 5
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 5 0 0 5
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 4 0 4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 4 0 0 4
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 4 0 0 4
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 4 0 0 4
Mammography Technician/Technology 2 0 0 2
Carpentry/Carpenter 1 0 0 1
Health Care Management 0 1 0 1
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 1 1
Lineworker 0 0 0 0
Automation Engineer Technology 0 0 0 0
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 0 0 0
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 0 0
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0 0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 0 0
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 0 0 0 0
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,160 203 367 1,730

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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