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Georgia Northwestern Technical College Overview

Located in Rome, Georgia, Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Rome makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Georgia Northwestern Technical College Known For?

3,014 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is the undergraduate certificate.

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Georgia Northwestern 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#61 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Value Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#136 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Georgia Northwestern Technical College?

Location of Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Contact details for Georgia Northwestern Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-295-6963
Website: www.gntc.edu

How Do I Get Into Georgia Northwestern Technical College?

You can apply to Georgia Northwestern Technical College online at: www.gntc.edu/fullpanel/uploads/files/application-for-admission.pdf

Since Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Georgia Northwestern Technical College?

6% Take Out Loans
17.8% 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $3,387 a year. That adds up to $13,548 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 17.8%. 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.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,855 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,616 undergraduate students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, with 1,855 being full-time and 4,761 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,855 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Georgia Northwestern Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 124
Hispanic or Latino 305
White 1,334
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 63

Online Learning at Georgia Northwestern Technical College

1,487 Took All Classes Online
3,188 Took At Least One Class Online
13.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,188 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 11th 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 13.7%. This is the #1,122 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Software & Applications 75%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 17%
General Sales & Marketing 12%
Human Development & Family Studies 17%
Information Technology 26%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Georgia Northwestern 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 Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Processing #5
Data Entry #7
Construction Management #9
General Sales & Marketing #10
Fire Protection #13
Computer Software & Applications #19
Entrepreneurial Studies #23
Computer Systems Networking #25
Business Support & Assistant Services #38
Human Development & Family Studies #41
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #48
Human Resource Management #53
Information Technology #53
Accounting #94
Teacher Education Grade Specific #112
Health & Medical Administrative Services #134
Computer & Information Sciences #152
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #183
Education #287
Business Administration & Management #350
Health Professions #378
Business, Management & Marketing #433

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%.

Georgia Northwestern 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 220 94 117 431
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 256 33 55 344
Precision Metal Working 114 5 46 165
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 78 22 52 152
Human Development & Family Studies 151 0 0 151
Allied Health Professions 63 58 29 150
Data Entry 119 0 0 119
Health Sciences & Services 114 0 0 114
Cosmetology 72 0 39 111
Business Support & Assistant Services 44 20 31 95
Accounting 55 17 14 86
Human Resource Management 85 0 0 85
Information Technology 32 27 25 84
Health & Medical Administrative Services 69 7 7 83
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 54 9 12 75
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7 0 67 74
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 46 14 11 71
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 17 10 43 70
Data Processing 37 13 19 69
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 30 33 63
Writing Studies 48 0 0 48
Criminal Justice & Corrections 21 14 13 48
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 30 0 12 42
Culinary Arts 26 6 9 41
Ground Transportation 39 0 0 39
Dental Support Services 16 0 15 31
Social Work 11 10 7 28
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 21 0 5 26
Nursing 0 24 0 24
Marketing 0 9 11 20
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 20 0 0 20
Construction Management 3 6 4 13
Computer Software & Applications 5 3 4 12
General Sales & Marketing 8 0 0 8
Horticulture 5 2 0 7
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 5
Chemistry 5 0 0 5
Industrial Production Technology 3 0 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
Other Personal & Culinary Services 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,901 433 680 3,014

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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