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Augusta Technical College

3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, GA

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About
Augusta Technical College, located in Augusta, Georgia, was founded in 1961 when it was known as Augusta Area Technical Vocational School. The school merged with Richmond Technical school five years later, then expanded its offerings over the next two decades, becoming Augusta Technical Institute in 1987. By 2000 the school had grown again, requiring a name change to better reflect its role in the community  and its offerings, taking its current name. The school is dedicated to providing a quality education to residents of its service area and students from afar, providing an atmosphere of growth and success while preparing individuals for profitable and successful career. The school is open to any student wishing to enroll regardless of race, religion, gender or any other factor. The mission of equal opportunity is very much a part of the school's overall mission, as it allows any individual seeking personal betterment to participate without discrimination.

Academics
Augusta Technical College offers a number of programs that result in a certificate or associate degree. These programs provide students the opportunity to develop the skills and abilities necessary to operate as professionals in the workplace of their chosen field. Offerings are representative of community needs and typically high demand fields. The school provides excellent resources, ensuring that the students are competent, capable, and able to serve their community and meet the demands for professional employment in growing and high demand fields. Programs take between one and two years to complete and allow students to seek employment immediately unless their chosen profession requires licensure or certification prior to employment.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institutions, any student wishing to enroll at Augusta Technical College will be admitted upon completion and submission of the application for admission, as well as provide all relevant transcripts and information. Most programs require the applicant to also have a high school diploma or equivalent. Students may be asked to take an assessment exam for basic skills prior to registration to determine which courses they will enroll in. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to determine curriculum and program enrollment as well as participate in student orientation to prepare them for student life and activity on campus.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants. Students in need of aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information resulting from which will be used to determine a student's financial need, family assistance, aid program eligibility and monetary awards. Students may be chosen at random to provide additional financial information by the school in order to verify the accuracy of their FAFSA as part of new federal regulations governing financial aid programs. Students must reapply for aid prior to each academic year as financial circumstances may change yearly.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,900-$2,300
    • Out-of-State: $3,800-$4,608
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $80-$96 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $160-$190 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$5,406

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Augusta Technical College may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2000)
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1989)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

  • Graphic Communications (A)
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production (C)

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Cad Drafting (C)
  • Mechanical Technology Technician (A)

English Language and Literature

  • Technical and Business Writing (C)

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)

Recreation and Fitness Studies

  • Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management (A, C)

Science Technology

  • Chemical Technology (C)

Security and Protective Services

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