Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Find Schools Near

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Overview

Georgia Piedmont Technical College is a public institution situated in Clarkston, Georgia. Clarkston is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Georgia Piedmont Technical College Known For?

1,825 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
  • In 2017-2018, 24% of the faculty were full-time.

Best Schools

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Data Processing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Legal Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Georgia Piedmont Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#27 Highest Paid Associate Degree Legal Assistant/Paralegal Graduates College Factual
#29 Highest Paid Associate Degree Legal Support Services Graduates College Factual
#37 Highest Paid Associate Degree Criminal Justice Studies Graduates College Factual
#46 Highest Paid Legal Professions Graduates College Factual

Where Is Georgia Piedmont Technical College?

undefined

Contact details for Georgia Piedmont Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 495 N Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, GA 30021-2397
Phone: 404-297-9522

How Do I Get Into Georgia Piedmont Technical College?

You can apply to Georgia Piedmont Technical College online at: www.gptc.edu/admissions

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

Can I Afford Georgia Piedmont Technical College?

2% Take Out Loans
15.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Georgia Piedmont Technical College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $1,450 a year. That adds up to $5,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 15.9%. 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 Piedmont Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

616 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,615 undergraduate students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, with 616 being full-time and 1,999 being part-time.

undefined

Gender Diversity

Of the 616 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

undefined

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 444
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 77
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Over 7 countries are represented at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, United Kingdom, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Georgia Piedmont Technical College

1,435 Took All Classes Online
2,018 Took At Least One Class Online
15.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,018 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

undefined

This school is the 36th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was 15.0%. This is the #725 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 50%
Business Administration & Management 55%
Business Support & Assistant Services 83%
Business, Management & Marketing 52%
Computer & Information Sciences 73%
Computer Programming 90%
Computer Software & Applications 20%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 66%
Data Processing 73%
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 88%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 76%
Finance & Financial Management 50%
General Sales & Marketing 33%
Health Professions 21%
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 33%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 61%
Human Development & Family Studies 76%
Human Resource Management 37%
Information Technology 82%
Marketing 71%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 67%
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 89%
Science Technologies / Technicians 89%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration #1
Electronics Maintenance & Repair #9
Other Science Technologies/Technicians #13
Science Technologies / Technicians #13
Data Processing #15
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #25
General Sales & Marketing #49
Computer Software & Applications #93
Computer Programming #104
Finance & Financial Management #118
Business Support & Assistant Services #146
Marketing #156
Human Resource Management #188
Information Technology #220
Health & Medical Administrative Services #356
Criminal Justice & Corrections #368
Accounting #386
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #459
Computer & Information Sciences #482

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 Piedmont Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 123 3 41 167
Human Development & Family Studies 154 0 0 154
Precision Metal Working 119 0 10 129
Business Administration & Management 47 36 39 122
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 76 12 28 116
Criminal Justice & Corrections 61 20 24 105
Information Technology 65 19 13 97
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 78 4 10 92
Ground Transportation 86 0 0 86
Design & Applied Arts 58 10 12 80
Accounting 46 8 14 68
Computer Programming 34 12 16 62
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 23 0 34 57
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 25 28 53
Human Resource Management 37 11 3 51
Computer Software & Applications 14 10 16 40
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 3 33 36
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 36 0 36
Cosmetology 15 0 18 33
Allied Health Professions 24 2 3 29
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 19 5 5 29
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 13 13 0 26
Writing Studies 22 0 0 22
Marketing 4 3 7 14
Computer Engineering Technology 12 0 0 12
Legal Support Services 3 9 0 12
Data Processing 0 7 4 11
Finance & Financial Management 8 2 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 1 0 10
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 7 3 10
Industrial Production Technology 7 1 0 8
Fire Protection 8 0 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 1 5 6
Teaching Assistants 6 0 0 6
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 5
Carpentry 4 0 0 4
General Sales & Marketing 3 0 0 3
Audiovisual Communications 1 2 0 3
Graphic Communications 3 0 0 3
Other Homeland Security 2 0 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 1 0 0 1
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 1 0 0 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,191 268 366 1,825

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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.