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About Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


2 Years

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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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Location & Contact


495 N Indian Creek Dr


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Phone: 4042979522
Fax: 4042946496
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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.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

8th May

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The goal of the admission policy of GPTC is to attract, enroll, and retain students at the college. The college is open for any student in the state of Georgia who meets the admission requirements described herein:

  • Complete the online application form or submit the application form in person

  • Official High School Transcripts or GED scores.

  • Satisfactory scores on the Accuplacer, SAT, ACT, or the ASSET Test.

  • The student must a verified US citizen to be considered as a in-state student.


Annual Cost to Attend

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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 The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Study Abroad


Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

313 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

294 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

247 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

240 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

142 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

139 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

135 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

130 Graduates

Ground Transportation

124 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

113 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

101 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

89 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

84 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

61 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

59 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

51 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

47 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

47 Graduates

Legal Support Services

46 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

35 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

33 Graduates

Data Processing

32 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

28 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

27 Graduates

Computer Programming

25 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

22 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

22 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

20 Graduates

Ophthalmic and Optometric Support S...

19 Graduates


18 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

15 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

13 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

12 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

3 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

2 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




10% White

2% Unknown

78% Black

4% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

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 Life


The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available


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The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


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24-Hour Escort Safety rides


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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.

After Graduation

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Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$99 - 244

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


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< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $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.

  • Work-study Program.

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