Southern Crescent Technical College.

Southern Crescent Technical College

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

About Southern Crescent Technical College

Southern Crescent Technical College is a public community college with two main campuses in Georgia, one in Griffin and one in Thomaston. The McDonough campus of the Henry County Center has the second-largest student enrollment behind the Griffin campus. It also has centers in Jackson, Monticello and Butler. Southern Crescent offers programs of study in the areas of business, health, industrial, and public service with choices of associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. It serves Butts, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Pike, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, and Upson counties. The college originated from the merger of Griffin Technical College and Flint River Technical College. The merger of these technical schools was approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges on Dec. 7th 2009.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 3,900 students
  • 0.13 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Southern Crescent Technical College

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Accounting, Human Resources Management, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Carpentry, Plumbing, 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 Southern Crescent Technical College was $4,974, while for in-state students it was $2,840. 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 $1,521.

The average financial aid at Southern Crescent Technical College is $6,453. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $-1,479 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Southern Crescent Technical College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

88% of undergraduate students at Southern Crescent 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 Southern Crescent Technical College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000.

Diversity at Southern Crescent Technical College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017