Georgia Northwestern Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,136

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$3,774

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17.8%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

5,643

28.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25.1%

138 Graduates

About

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a higher education institution located in Floyd County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Georgia Northwestern Technical College were .

In 2017, 3,353 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,599 degrees), 7.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (344 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is $2,136, which is $-5,278 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is $2,136, which is $-5,278 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,774.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,136

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was $2,136. The cost of tuition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is $-5,278 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$3,774

2017 Value

17.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Georgia Northwestern Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,774. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Georgia Northwestern Technical College grew by 17.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,049

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was of $5,049 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 5.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.1% with respect to 2016, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

17.8%

2016 Default Rate

141

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 17.8%, which represents 141 out of the 790 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Georgia Northwestern Technical College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 5,643 students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Georgia Northwestern Technical College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Georgia Northwestern Technical College has a total enrollment of 5,643 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 1,603 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,040. This means that 28.4% of students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.9% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.96% Black or African American, 2.14% Two or More Races, 0.975% Asian, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0709% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (28.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,643 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 1,603 and the part-time enrollment is 4,040. This means that 28.4% of students enrolled at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Georgia Northwestern Technical College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,224

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    774

  3. Black or African American

    393

The enrolled student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 74.9% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.96% Black or African American, 2.14% Two or More Races, 0.975% Asian, 0.301% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0709% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2 students (0.0354%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 523 more women than men received degrees from Georgia Northwestern Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are white (2,599 degrees awarded). There were 7.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (344 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (691 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (210 degrees), and Precision Production (146 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Software developers (410,305 people), Computer occupations, all other (122,616 people), Computer programmers (107,683 people), Other managers (104,979 people), and Computer & information systems managers (96,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (691 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (210 degrees), Precision Production (146 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (319 degrees), and Transportation (49 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Personal financial advisors, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Medical & health services managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (691 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (210 degrees), Precision Production (146 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (319 degrees), and Transportation (49 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Computer Systems Design (460,707 people), Elementary & secondary schools (133,526 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (90,067 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (72,290 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (71,481 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (691 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (210 degrees), Precision Production (146 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (319 degrees), and Transportation (49 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,415

  2. 1,938

In 2017, 1,415 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is 0.73 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,938).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 351 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology, which is 19.5 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 223 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in General Health Services, which is 9.29 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from Georgia Northwestern Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is Female and Black or African American (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,599 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    344 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    299 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is white (2,599 degrees awarded). There were 7.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (344 degrees).

0.0298% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,528 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,071 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    214 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is white female (1,528 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,071 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.4k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Georgia Northwestern Technical College had a total expenditure of $44.4M. Of that $44.4M, they spent $17.6M on salaries and $44.4M on benefits.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 81 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Service with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia Northwestern Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $65.3k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Georgia Northwestern Technical College received $65.3k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$17.6M

Salary Expenditure

$44.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Georgia Northwestern Technical College had a total expenditure of $44.4M. Of that $44.4M, they spent $17.6M on salaries and $44.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Georgia Northwestern Technical College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.6M

2017 Salaries

4.64%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Georgia Northwestern Technical College paid a median of $17.6M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($44.4M) and a 4.64% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.09% decline from 2015 and a 1.8% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.78M

Instructional Salaries

111

Number of Employees

In 2017, Georgia Northwestern Technical College paid a total of $6.78M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.2M (28.2%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

81 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 81 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Service with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia Northwestern Technical College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

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