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Southern Crescent Technical College Overview

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

What Is Southern Crescent Technical College Known For?

3,386 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Southern Crescent Technical College is the undergraduate certificate.

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Southern Crescent 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#97 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#164 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 Southern Crescent Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#119 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Southern Crescent Technical College?

Location of Southern Crescent Technical College

Contact details for Southern Crescent Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, GA 30223-2042
Phone: 770-229-3327
Website: www.sctech.edu

How Do I Get Into Southern Crescent Technical College?

You can apply to Southern Crescent Technical College online at: https://www.sctech.edu/futurestudents/overview/

Southern Crescent Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Southern Crescent Technical College?

15% Take Out Loans
12.6% 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 Southern Crescent Technical College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,643 a year. That adds up to $18,572 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southern Crescent Technical College is 12.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Southern Crescent Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,404 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,246 undergraduate students at Southern Crescent Technical College, with 1,404 being full-time and 3,842 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Southern Crescent Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,404 full-time undergraduates at Southern Crescent Technical College, 33% are male and 67% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Southern Crescent Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Southern Crescent Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 594
Hispanic or Latino 77
White 676
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 42

Online Learning at Southern Crescent Technical College

807 Took All Classes Online
2,259 Took At Least One Class Online
3.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,259 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 18th 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 Southern Crescent Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Crescent Technical College was 3.0%. This is the #1,815 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southern Crescent Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 5%
Business, Management & Marketing 6%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1%
Education 14%
Entrepreneurial Studies 39%
Fire Protection 21%
Health Professions 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 5%
Human Resource Management 19%
Teaching Assistants 52%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching Assistants #15
Fire Protection #42
Writing Studies #57
Entrepreneurial Studies #69
English Language & Literature #98
Human Development & Family Studies #110
Human Resource Management #114
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #135
Teacher Education Grade Specific #232
Criminal Justice & Corrections #340
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #386

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%.

Southern Crescent Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 661 0 0 661
Allied Health Professions 157 55 63 275
Business Administration & Management 128 64 63 255
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 160 0 46 206
Human Development & Family Studies 177 0 0 177
Cosmetology 109 0 49 158
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 115 10 13 138
Criminal Justice & Corrections 74 33 30 137
Computer Software & Applications 100 8 11 119
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 56 8 15 79
Precision Metal Working 60 0 19 79
Human Resource Management 77 0 0 77
Culinary Arts 49 11 15 75
Information Technology 56 10 8 74
Accounting 44 17 10 71
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 36 12 21 69
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 31 37 68
Entrepreneurial Studies 67 0 0 67
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 55 0 0 55
Ground Transportation 55 0 0 55
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 47 3 0 50
Business Support & Assistant Services 19 10 14 43
Teaching Assistants 40 0 0 40
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 2 7 28 37
Audiovisual Communications 34 0 0 34
Legal Support Services 18 6 5 29
Fire Protection 20 5 3 28
Computer Programming 12 12 2 26
Writing Studies 25 0 0 25
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 24 0 24
Nursing 0 23 0 23
Horticulture 8 5 5 18
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 16 1 0 17
Data Processing 15 0 0 15
Carpentry 9 0 4 13
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 9 0 4 13
Plumbing & Water Supply 10 0 1 11
Dental Support Services 0 0 11 11
Construction Management 4 0 6 10
Health & Medical Administrative Services 1 8 0 9
Environmental Control Technology 6 0 0 6
Family & Consumer Economics 0 4 0 4
Woodworking 3 0 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 1 0 1
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,534 369 483 3,386

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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