Chattahoochee Technical College, located in Marietta, Georgia, was founded in 1963 and is named for the Chattahoochee River that flows nearby. The school has eight campuses total, the result of mergers to consolidate schools in the state and ensure that their direction and funding was properly utilized. Prior to the 2009 merger the school enrolled nearly 6000 students annually, and currently enrolls nearly 12,000. The school is a member of the Technical College System of Georgia, which manages and maintains technical school located throughout the state with purpose of provide training and education to assist in workforce development. The school is also commonly referred to as CTCT or Chattahoochee Tech.
Chattahoochee Tech offers a variety of programs primarily aimed at career training and workforce development as its role as a technical school. Students Enrolled in such a program will receive an education and training in a high demand field or industry, particularly burgeoning industries that require specialized skills and labor. Individuals enrolled in a program will receive tradition and practical courses, with practical courses providing in depth training and skill development under the supervision of qualified professionals. Programs may take up to two years to complete and result in an associate degree or certificate that demonstrates competence and prepares students for future employment.
Additionally, student may choose to pursue academic transfer, utilizing their curriculum to earn credits used for transfer to a four year institution upon completion. Such programs take two years to complete, and the school maintains articulation agreements with a number of colleges and universities that allow for ease of transfer and a guarantee of credit recognition. Students who transfer will continue their education at the new school, completing the final two years and earning a bachelor's degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
CTC is a an open enrollment institution. As such, any individuals that meets the minimum requirements for enrollment (a high school degree or being 18 years of age or older) may enter upon completing the application for admission and paying all fees. Students are also asked to provide previous transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Additionally, participation in orientation and meeting with a counselor are encouraged for new students in order to become familiar with the campus and discuss what options for study are available.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Aid is typically awarded based on need, and is determined through the completion and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the financial aid department of Chattahoochee Technical College to determine the need and program eligibility of the student when constructing his or her packet. Aid must be reapplied for each academic year and should be completed early in order to ensure funds arrive at the right time.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,900. 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
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,100-$2,600
- Out-of-State: $4,300-$5,126
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $89-$110 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $180-$210 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$4,837|
|Receiving Student Loans||2%||$4,007|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Chattahoochee Technical College may offer services including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2013)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2004)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Chattahoochee Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Chattahoochee Technical College.
- Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville, GA (28 miles away)
- Dalton State College in Dalton, GA (64 miles away)
- Athens Technical College in Athens, GA (70 miles away)
- Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, AL (81 miles away)
- Tri-County Community College in Murphy, NC (81 miles away)