About Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC)
On Campus Housing
Georgia Piedmont Technical College(GPTC) is a public institute that was established as DeKalb Area Vocational School in 1961. The first batch had only 18 students. The college has grown substantially well in the past 60 years. Georgia Piedmont Tech offers classes year-round, in fall, spring, and summer terms, with flexible hours and online learning opportunities to accommodate the diverse scheduling needs of our students. From its initial home in temporary q rankings consider combinations of measures of funding and endowment, research excellence and/or influence, specialization expertise, admissions, student options, award numbers, internationalization, graduate employment, industrial linkage, historical reputation and other criteria.uarters to its current configuration of ten education centers in DeKalb, Newton, and Rockdale counties, the College’s ability to offer relevant coursework and training to prepare students for high-demand jobs ranks among the best in the state.
Total Student Population is 3,374 and all of them are undergraduate.
The student to faculty ratio is 15:1.
Georgia Piedmont Tech is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC) to award Associate of Applied Science degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit.
Online Education at GPTC
The goal of distance education and online studies at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is to provide our students with the opportunity to access quality instruction anytime, anywhere. Such access facilitates a barrier-free delivery of instruction through technology. GPTC offers a quality technology-based learning environment that is not bound by traditional time and space limitations.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College delivers courses and programs through Georgia Virtual Technical Connection (GVTC), an innovation of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
GPTC also offers more than 50 full academic programs that can be completed 100% online, requiring no classes on campus
GPTC uses Blackboard Learn for all Online, Hybrid, and Web-Enhanced courses. Blackboard is your digital gateway to various resources. Once logged into Blackboard you will be able to access:
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Rankings consider combinations of measures of funding and endowment, research excellence and/or influence, specialization expertise, admissions, student options, award numbers, internationalization, graduate employment, industrial linkage, historical reputation, and other criteria. Rankings given to the GPTC are:
Georgia Piedmont’s Licensed Practical Nursing program was ranked 2nd in the State of Georgia in 2019 by www.PracticalNursing.org, a website devoted to providing substantive information to prospective LPN students.
Ranked by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of Georgia’s Top Ten Technical Colleges based on enrollment growth.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Nowadays, the expense to study in any institute is quite costly. Keeping in mind all the things the college has designs a fee structure that every student family can afford. The total one year cost to attend college is $19,644.
By subtracting all the scholarships, grants, aid from the total cost to attend. The net price stands at $6,127.
The average tuition expense annually is $3,188.
An amount of $1,200 is to be paid for books and supplies and the accommodation cost inclusive of food is $12,024.
Miscellaneous expenses including personal expense and additional expense on an average are about $3,232.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$63,548 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at GPTC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. The college has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Those students who are eligible and who are in need of any kind of financial help. The college has various types of aid to ensure that the students should not be canceled because of the financial crisis. The students can use the college FAFSA code 016582.
Pell Grant, CARES Act, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant are included in the Federal Grants.
State Grants includes HOPE programs, Zell Miller Grant, Public Safety Memorial Grant.
Various scholarships are also provided by the college.