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Albany Technical College Overview

Albany Technical College is a public institution located in Albany, Georgia. The location of Albany Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Albany Technical College Known For?

1,962 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Albany Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 43% of the faculty were full-time.

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Albany Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Albany Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#35 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#117 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Albany Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Hospitality Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Albany Technical College?

Location of Albany Technical College

Contact details for Albany Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1704 South Slappey Boulevard, Albany, GA 31701
Phone: 229-430-3500
Website: www.albanytech.edu

As long as you submit the requested materials to Albany Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Albany Technical College?

53% Take Out Loans
25.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Albany Technical College, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $2,550 a year. That adds up to $10,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Albany Technical College is 25.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Albany Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,269 Full-Time Undergraduates
70% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,285 undergraduate students at Albany Technical College, with 1,269 being full-time and 2,016 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Albany Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,269 full-time undergraduates at Albany Technical College, 30% are male and 70% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Albany Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Albany Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Albany Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 973
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 245
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

Online Learning at Albany Technical College

1,239 Took All Classes Online
2,149 Took At Least One Class Online
6.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,149 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Albany Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Albany Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Albany Technical College was 6.7%. This is the #1,548 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Albany Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Albany Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 66%
Allied Health Professions 17%
Horticulture 66%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Albany Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Albany Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Processing #13
Fire Protection #28
Hospitality Management #35
Entrepreneurial Studies #45
Business Support & Assistant Services #77
Marketing #84
Accounting #173
Computer & Information Sciences #253
Criminal Justice & Corrections #265
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #302

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Albany Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 207 65 88 360
Criminal Justice & Corrections 77 35 64 176
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 89 0 47 136
Hospitality Management 73 7 28 108
Precision Metal Working 100 0 8 108
Business Support & Assistant Services 51 17 36 104
Ground Transportation 83 0 0 83
Human Development & Family Studies 72 0 0 72
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 19 42 61
Allied Health Professions 10 17 33 60
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 38 0 19 57
Culinary Arts 42 3 10 55
Health & Medical Administrative Services 30 15 8 53
Fire Protection 26 6 10 42
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 20 7 11 38
Design & Applied Arts 19 8 11 38
Accounting 16 10 11 37
Cosmetology 3 0 33 36
Horticulture 26 1 8 35
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 9 1 25 35
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 1 10 22 33
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 17 0 14 31
Nursing 0 29 0 29
Carpentry 19 0 9 28
Computer Programming 10 6 5 21
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 8 9 4 21
Information Technology 11 3 4 18
Data Processing 3 5 9 17
Dental Support Services 0 0 15 15
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 10 0 3 13
Marketing 0 3 8 11
Civil Engineering Technology 4 4 0 8
Computer Engineering Technology 5 0 0 5
Building Management & Inspection 1 0 3 4
Masonry 0 0 4 4
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 3 3
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 3 0 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 1 0 1
Construction Management 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,085 282 595 1,962

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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