Augusta Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2022 Average Net Price
$10,258
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.36%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,970
34.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.3%
152 Graduates

About

Augusta Technical College is a higher education institution located in Richmond County, GA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Augusta Technical College were Welding Technology (49 degrees awarded), General Cosmetology (25 degrees), and Electrician (20 degrees).

In 2022, 1,171 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Augusta Technical College. 48.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (543 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (462 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Augusta Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Augusta Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,258.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Augusta Technical College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Augusta Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Augusta Technical College is $−5,712 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,258
2022 Value
13.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Augusta Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,258. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Augusta Technical College grew by 13.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,040
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Augusta Technical College was of $14,040 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

99% of undergraduate students at Augusta Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 13.8% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.36%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Augusta Technical College was 6.36%, which represents 7 out of the 110 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Augusta Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,970 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Augusta Technical College is 1,364 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,606. This means that 34.4% of students enrolled at Augusta Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Augusta Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.1% Black or African American, 34.8% White, 6.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Two or More Races, 1.23% Asian, 0.327% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Augusta Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27.6%), followed by White Female (21.1%) and White Male (17.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Augusta Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,970 students. The full-time enrollment at Augusta Technical College is 1,364 and the part-time enrollment is 2,606. This means that 34.4% of students enrolled at Augusta Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Augusta Technical College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Augusta Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,070 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,381 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    246 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Augusta Technical College is 52.1% Black or African American, 34.8% White, 6.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.13% Two or More Races, 1.23% Asian, 0.327% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 40 students (1.01%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 39 fewer women than men received degrees from Augusta Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Augusta Technical College is white (543 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (462 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Augusta Technical College is Welding Technology (49 degrees awarded), followed by General Cosmetology (25 degrees) and Electrician (20 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Augusta Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Precision Production (108 degrees), and Science Technologies (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College are Software developers (535,134 people), Other managers (146,105 people), Police officers (134,744 people), Computer occupations, all other (116,371 people), and Computer & information systems managers (106,798 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College in 2022 are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Precision Production (108 degrees), Science Technologies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (87 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (162 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College are Physicians, Surgeons, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Precision Production (108 degrees), Science Technologies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (87 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (162 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College are Computer Systems Design (561,278 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (321,644 people), Construction (134,734 people), Elementary & secondary schools (118,157 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (108,146 people).

The most specialized majors at Augusta Technical College are Construction (94 degrees awarded), Precision Production (108 degrees), Science Technologies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (87 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (162 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Augusta Technical College.

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Augusta Technical College was Computer & Information Systems Security with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

605
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
566
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 605 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta Technical College, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (566).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 89 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 4.68 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 50 degrees were awarded to men at Augusta Technical College in General Cosmetology, which is 50 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Augusta Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Augusta Technical College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    543 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    462 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Augusta Technical College is white (543 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (462 degrees).

2.05% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    294 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    249 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    236 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Augusta Technical College is white male (294 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (249 degrees).

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Operations

Augusta Technical College employs 126 No academic ranks. Most academics at Augusta Technical College are Female No academic rank (68), and Male No academic rank (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, Management, with 34 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$16.6M
2022 Salaries
4.02%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Augusta Technical College paid a median of $16.6M in salaries, a 4.02% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.45M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2022, Augusta Technical College paid a total of $8.45M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 51% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Augusta Technical College was No academic rank with 126 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Augusta Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees, Management with 34 employees, and Service with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Augusta Technical College was Female No academic rank with 68 employees, and Male No academic rank with 58 employees.

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