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Georgia Piedmont Technical College is a public institution located in Clarkston, Georgia. Clarkston is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Value Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Georgia Piedmont Technical College?

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Contact details for Georgia Piedmont Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 495 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
Phone: 404-297-9522
Website: www.gptc.edu

Can I Afford Georgia Piedmont Technical College?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
34% Take Out Loans
16.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Georgia Piedmont 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 $788 $788
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200

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 Piedmont Technical College, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $7,319 a year. That adds up to $29,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

912 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,406 undergraduate students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, with 912 being full-time and 2,494 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 912 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 32
Black or African American 676
Hispanic or Latino 55
White 94
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Over 7 countries are represented at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, United Kingdom, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Georgia Piedmont Technical College

765 Took All Classes Online
1,790 Took At Least One Class Online
0.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,790 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 20th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was 0.7%. This is the #1,592 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Georgia Piedmont 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 50%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 58%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD #3
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician #4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair #6
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician #8
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #12
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller #14
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist #20
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #21
Engineering Technologies #135
Health & Medical Administrative Services #277

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 Piedmont Technical College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 23 23 32 78
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 47 0 0 47
Welding Technology/Welder 27 0 12 39
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 11 23 34
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 7 10 15 32
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 0 11 12 23
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 20 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 8 0 6 14
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 1 0 13 14
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 13 0 0 13
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 12 0 0 12
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 7 5 12
Optometric Technician/Assistant 11 0 0 11
Lineworker 10 0 0 10
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 9 0 0 9
Laboratory Technician 0 8 0 8
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 0 3 0 3
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 1 0 0 1
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 1 0 0 1
General Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 0 1 0 1
Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 1 1
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 1 0 0 1
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 0 0
Electrician 0 0 0 0
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 0 0 0
Other Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller 0 0 0 0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0 0
Other Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions 0 0 0 0
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 0 0 0 0
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Barbering/Barber 0 0 0 0
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 171 75 139 385

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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