Georgia Piedmont Technical College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,233
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,615
23.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
47.1%
96 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 2020, 1,825 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,350 degrees), 6.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (213 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,233.

In 2020, 88% of undergraduate students attending Georgia Piedmont Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, null% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is $−5,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,233
2020 Value
30.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Georgia Piedmont Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,233. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Georgia Piedmont Technical College grew by 30.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,012
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was of $6,012 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 19% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 39.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
null%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 88% 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.
11%
2018 Default Rate
163
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was 11%, which represents 163 out of the 1476 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 2,615 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 616 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,999. This means that 23.6% 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 75.9% Black or African American, 9.94% White, 5.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Two or More Races, 3.56% Asian, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0765% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (45%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.1%) and White Male (6.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,615 students. The full-time enrollment at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 616 and the part-time enrollment is 1,999. This means that 23.6% of students enrolled at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
2020 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 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Georgia Piedmont Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,985
  2. White
    260
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    137

The enrolled student population at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is 75.9% Black or African American, 9.94% White, 5.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Two or More Races, 3.56% Asian, 0.191% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0765% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 17 students (0.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 69 more women than men received degrees from Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is black or african american (1,350 degrees awarded). There were 6.34 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (213 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 Science Technologies (36 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (375 degrees), and Transportation (86 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 (429,749 people), Computer occupations, all other (110,129 people), Other managers (104,230 people), Computer programmers (103,347 people), and Computer & information systems managers (101,525 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Science Technologies (36 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (375 degrees), Transportation (86 degrees), Human Sciences (154 degrees), and Precision Production (129 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 Other financial specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Science Technologies (36 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (375 degrees), Transportation (86 degrees), Human Sciences (154 degrees), and Precision Production (129 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 (484,473 people), Elementary & secondary schools (123,435 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (91,312 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (73,792 people), and Insurance carriers (69,034 people).

The most specialized majors at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Science Technologies (36 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (375 degrees), Transportation (86 degrees), Human Sciences (154 degrees), and Precision Production (129 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss 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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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

878
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
947
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 878 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, which is 0.927 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (947).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 11.8 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 128 degrees were awarded to women at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Child Care Provider, which is 21.3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% 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, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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 Sex

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 (72.4%).

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
    1,350 degrees awarded
  2. White
    213 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is black or african american (1,350 degrees awarded). There were 6.34 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (213 degrees).

1.53% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    755 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    595 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Georgia Piedmont Technical College is black or african american female (755 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (595 degrees).

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Operations

Georgia Piedmont Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $52 (NaNN%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Georgia Piedmont Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $28.3M. Georgia Piedmont Technical College employs 79 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are Female No academic ranks (40), Male No academic ranks(39), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 57 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $169k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Georgia Piedmont Technical College received $169k 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

$14.2M
2020 Salaries
1.53%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Georgia Piedmont Technical College paid a median of $14.2M in salaries, which represents 50.2% of their overall expenditure ($28.3M) and a 1.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 22.3% decline from 2018 and a 2.06% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.83M
Instructional Salaries
79
Number of Employees

In 2020, Georgia Piedmont Technical College paid a total of $3.83M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
79 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College were No academic rank with 79 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Georgia Piedmont Technical College was Female No academic rank with 40 employees, and Male No academic rank with 39 employees.

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