Athens Technical College.

Athens Technical College

Athens, GA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Athens Technical College

Athens Technical College ("Athens Tech") is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in Athens, Georgia. It was founded in 1958 as Athens Area Vocational-Technical School. The school was renamed Athens Area Technical Institute in 1987 and took its current name in 2000. It offers certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in business, health, technical, and manufacturing-related fields. The school's administrative offices and main campus are located in Athens, with satellite campuses located in Elberton, Greensboro, and Monroe, Georgia. In addition, the school also has several educational centers in the school's surrounding ten-county service area. Director of ATC: Mr. Bill Barton was appointed as the new Director over the Athens Technical College (ATC) campus in Monroe, Georgia. He is in charge of dual enrollment in addition to the ATC programs.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 3,808 students
  • 0.16 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Athens Technical College

Environmental Science
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Environmental Science, Marketing, Electronics Engineering Technology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Criminal Justice, Interior Design, Welding, and Cosmetology.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Athens Technical College was $4,930, while for in-state students it was $2,794. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $110.

The average financial aid at Athens Technical College is $5,720. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $-790 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Athens Technical College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

77% of undergraduate students at Athens Technical College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Athens Technical College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900.

Diversity at Athens Technical College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017