Georgia Northwestern Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2022 Average Net Price
$3,421
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
6,141
24.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
48.7%
228 Graduates

About

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a higher education institution located in Floyd County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Georgia Northwestern Technical College were General Business Administration & Management (95 degrees awarded), Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (50 degrees), and Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (44 degrees).

In 2022, 3,233 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. 54.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,182 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (691 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Northwestern 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 Georgia Northwestern 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 $3,421.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Georgia Northwestern Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Georgia Northwestern 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

$3,421
2022 Value
19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Georgia Northwestern Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,421. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Georgia Northwestern Technical College grew by 19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,595
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was of $5,595 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.21% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.3% with respect to 2021, when 91% 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.
3.96%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 3.96%, which represents 16 out of the 404 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Georgia Northwestern Technical College had a total enrollment of 6,141 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 1,488 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,653. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.5% White, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.7% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 1.06% Asian, 0.293% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0814% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,141 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 1,488 and the part-time enrollment is 4,653. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Georgia Northwestern Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,083 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,301 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    473 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 66.5% White, 21.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.7% Black or African American, 2.83% Two or More Races, 1.06% Asian, 0.293% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0814% 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, 2 students (0.0326%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 305 more women than men received degrees from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is white (2,182 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (691 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is General Business Administration & Management (95 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (50 degrees) and Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (44 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (575 degrees awarded), Precision Production (214 degrees), and Human Sciences (147 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Other managers (46,398 people), Construction managers (43,567 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (39,199 people), Software developers (32,167 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (18,429 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (575 degrees awarded), Precision Production (214 degrees), Human Sciences (147 degrees), Construction (88 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (238 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (575 degrees awarded), Precision Production (214 degrees), Human Sciences (147 degrees), Construction (88 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (238 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Construction (102,744 people), Elementary & secondary schools (88,022 people), Computer Systems Design (46,956 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (29,153 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (27,810 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (575 degrees awarded), Precision Production (214 degrees), Human Sciences (147 degrees), Construction (88 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (238 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 91 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was General Business Administration & Management with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,464
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,769
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,464 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is 0.828 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,769).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 335 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology, which is 27.9 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 215 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.65 times more than the 81 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from Georgia Northwestern Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.439% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,182 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    691 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is white (2,182 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (691 degrees).

0.0309% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,204 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    978 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    356 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is white female (1,204 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (978 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia Northwestern Technical College employs 126 Instructors. Most academics at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Female Instructor (66), and Male Instructor (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 82 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M
2022 Salaries
8.51%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Georgia Northwestern Technical College paid a median of $18.9M in salaries, a 8.51% 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

$7.84M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2022, Georgia Northwestern Technical College paid a total of $7.84M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.4% 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

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
82 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was Instructor with 126 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 82 employees, Management with 33 employees, and Service with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was Female Instructor with 66 employees, and Male Instructor with 60 employees.

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