Georgia Piedmont Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,136

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,234

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

17%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,115

27% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.9%

67 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 2,791 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. 50% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (2,165 degrees), 5.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (370 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Piedmont 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 Piedmont 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 $7,234.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,136

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was $2,136. The cost of tuition at Georgia Piedmont 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

$7,234

2017 Value

8.93%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Georgia Piedmont Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,234. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Georgia Piedmont Technical College grew by 8.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,420

Room and Board

$1,808

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was of $7,420 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,808. The cost of room and board did not change 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

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.12% with respect to 2016, when 89% 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%

2016 Default Rate

208

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was 17%, which represents 208 out of the 1224 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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Enrollment

Georgia Piedmont Technical College has a total enrollment of 4,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 1,110 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,005. This means that 27% of students enrolled at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.4% Black or African American, 8.85% White, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.36% Asian, 1.94% Two or More Races, 0.292% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0729% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (47.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.5%) and White Male (5.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 1,110 and the part-time enrollment is 3,005. This means that 27% of students enrolled at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 Piedmont Technical College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Georgia Piedmont Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    3,310

  2. White

    364

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    150

The enrolled student population at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 80.4% Black or African American, 8.85% White, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.36% Asian, 1.94% Two or More Races, 0.292% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0729% 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, 56 students (1.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1 fewer women than men received degrees from Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are black or african american (2,165 degrees awarded). There were 5.85 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (370 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (702 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), and Transportation (124 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 Piedmont Technical College are Software developers (414,343 people), Other managers (140,094 people), Computer occupations, all other (126,596 people), Police officers (122,633 people), and Computer programmers (108,763 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (702 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Transportation (124 degrees), Precision Production (135 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (217 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 Piedmont 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 Piedmont Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (702 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Transportation (124 degrees), Precision Production (135 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (217 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 Piedmont Technical College are Computer Systems Design (475,604 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (305,645 people), Elementary & secondary schools (187,165 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (112,807 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (94,726 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Mechanical Technologies (702 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (240 degrees), Transportation (124 degrees), Precision Production (135 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (217 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 Piedmont 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 false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,396

  2. 1,395

In 2017, 1,396 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, which is 1 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,395).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 287 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 15.1 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 213 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Child Care Provider, which is 23.7 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 25% of students graduating from Georgia Piedmont Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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. Black or African American

    2,165 degrees awarded

  2. White

    370 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is black or african american (2,165 degrees awarded). There were 5.85 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (370 degrees).

0.394% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    1,162 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    1,003 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    239 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is black or african american female (1,162 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (1,003 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia Piedmont 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 $273 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Georgia Piedmont Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $39.7M. Georgia Piedmont Technical College employs 88 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Female No academic ranks (45), Male No academic ranks(43), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 38 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Georgia Piedmont 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. $124k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Georgia Piedmont Technical College received $124k 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

Salary Expenditure

$18.4M

2017 Salaries

2.25%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Georgia Piedmont Technical College paid a median of $18.4M in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($39.7M) and a 2.25% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.133% decline from 2015 and a 2.83% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$4.96M

Instructional Salaries

88

Number of Employees

In 2017, Georgia Piedmont Technical College paid a total of $4.96M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% 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

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

88 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College were No academic rank with 88 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College were Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was Female No academic rank with 45 employees, Male No academic rank with 43 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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