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Located in Griffin, Georgia, Southern Crescent Technical College is a public institution. Griffin is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

1,333 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Southern Crescent 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 Southern Crescent Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Value Cosmetology Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Culinary Arts Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Precision Production Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Precision Metal Working Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

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

Rank Ranking Name Source
#20 Best Value Colleges for Surgical Technology College Factual
#27 Best Value Colleges for Radiologic Technology College Factual
#31 Best Value Colleges for Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) College Factual
#52 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health Professions College Factual
#67 Best Value Colleges for Health & Medical Administrative Services College Factual
#94 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Southern Crescent Technical College?

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Contact details for Southern Crescent Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, GA 30223-2042
Phone: 770-229-3327

Can I Afford Southern Crescent Technical College?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
12% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Southern Crescent 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 $726 $726
Books and Supplies $3,000 $3,000

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 Southern Crescent Technical College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $4,905 a year. That adds up to $19,620 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southern Crescent Technical College is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Southern Crescent Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,333 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,232 undergraduate students at Southern Crescent Technical College, with 1,333 being full-time and 3,899 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,333 full-time undergraduates at Southern Crescent Technical College, 29% are male and 71% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern Crescent Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 614
Hispanic or Latino 86
White 570
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 50

Online Learning at Southern Crescent Technical College

2,725 Took All Classes Online
3,940 Took At Least One Class Online
61.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,940 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 25th 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 Southern Crescent Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Crescent Technical College was 61.1%. This is the #456 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Southern Crescent Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 75%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 5%
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 75%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Southern Crescent 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 Southern Crescent Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electronics Maintenance & Repair #1
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) #1
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians #1
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist #4
Culinary Arts/Chef Training #4
Cosmetology #7
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #7
Culinary Arts #7
Personal & Culinary Services #16

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%.

Southern Crescent Technical College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 155 0 0 155
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 97 0 47 144
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 78 13 42 133
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 75 5 12 92
Welding Technology/Welder 53 0 7 60
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 42 8 9 59
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 53 0 0 53
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 52 0 0 52
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 43 43
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 31 5 7 43
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 42 0 0 42
Surgical Technology 24 9 8 41
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 36 0 0 36
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 33 33
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 10 18 28
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 25 0 25
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 24 0 0 24
Electrician 17 0 6 23
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 12 9 21
Carpentry/Carpenter 17 0 3 20
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 20 0 20
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 16 0 0 16
Radiologic Technology 0 13 0 13
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 13 13
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 13 0 0 13
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 8 0 4 12
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 6 4 0 10
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 5 0 3 8
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 8 0 0 8
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 6 6
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 1 0 4 5
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 5 0 0 5
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 4 0 0 4
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 3 0 1 4
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 0 4 0 4
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 2 0 0 2
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician 2 0 0 2
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 2 0 0 2
Building/Property Maintenance 1 0 0 1
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 1 0 0 1
Lineworker 0 0 0 0
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 0 0 0
General Drafting & Design Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Environmental Control Technologies 0 0 0 0
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Management & Recycling Technology 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 0 0 0 0
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 0 0 0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology 0 0 0 0
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant 0 0 0 0
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 0 0 0
General Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 0 0 0 0
High Performance & Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic 0 0 0 0
Small Engine Mechanics & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 0 0 0 0
Barbering/Barber 0 0 0 0
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 873 128 275 1,276

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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