Chattahoochee Technical College is a two-year technical college, with eight campuses located in the metropolitan Atlanta area. It has programs in the fields of Nursing, Allied Health, Business and Computers, Professional Service, and Technical and Industrial studies. One of the newer diplomas offered is in Homeland Security.
The school, in addition, allows students to work toward certificates in dozens of occupations, including accounting, computer applications, early childhood programs administration, engine repair, and small business.
Chattahoochee is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A number of the school’s study programs are also accredited by various institutions. For example, the Business Studies Program is accredited by the Board of Commissioners of the Associate Degree Commission/Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; the Culinary Arts Program, by the American Culinary Federation; and the Medical Assisting Program, by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs.
In August, 2008, Chattahoochee merged with the North Metro Technical College. Two months later, the two companies of Appalachian Technical College were added. Officials decided to keep the Chattahoochee name.
Most Popular Fields of Study
The top 5 fields of study completed at Chattahoochee Technical College.
Applicants wishing to attend Chattahoochee Technical College must have a high school or GED-equivalent diploma. In addition, official transcripts must be filed with Admissions.
Prospective students should complete a COMPASS test, which helps college officials determine which course of study has the best chance of success. Instead of taking the COMPASS test, some students may submit official college transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants may also provide SAT, ACT, CPE, ASSET, or past COMPASS test scores, provided none of these are over five years old and meet minimum score requirements.
International students must provide proof of English proficiency, specifically by showing documentation of a score of 500 or more on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students who took this test online must have a score of at least 61. Moreover, international students need an official letter from a bank that proves at least $16,305 is available for the first year of tuition and other expenses.
The application fee is $15.00.
Many Chattahoochee students seek financial aid to help pay their way through college. Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSFA) form when they apply, and this can be done online.
Chattahoochee students using financial aid to help them pay for their studies must maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average.
Chattahoochee is a commuter college, with no campus housing available. Four campuses make up Chattahoochee College, all of them located in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
The Marietta campus houses the main library and the Career Center, which offers job posting and software that assists in writing a resume. The Paulding campus is home to the Early Childhood Care and Education and Childhood Development Lab. Chattahoochee’s newest campus is in Mountain View and holds the Center of Culinary Arts.
Chattahoochee offers a number of clubs and organizations outside of the classroom, including the automotive club, public safety club, international center, a chapter of Phi beta lambda, and more.
Student Enrollment Demographics
How many students are enrolled at Chattahoochee Technical College?
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