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College Profile: Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Established in 1961, DeKalb Technical College is one of the oldest and most respected of Georgia's 33 technical colleges. Recognized for our student-centered atmosphere, DeKalb Technical College prepares individuals with the education, training, and skills to enter the workplace ready to make a difference in their hiring companies and in the ever changing global economy.

DeKalb Technical College is committed to preparing students for successful careers and maximizing student success.

Residents of DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton, and Morgan counties have the opportunity to attend classes at one of two campuses and five centers conveniently located throughout the service area. DeKalb Technical College provides real-world skills for rewarding careers. In fiscal year 2007, the College served 18,420 students and conferred 1,608 awards to graduates earning associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit.Graduates have a 99 percent job placement rate with 90.2% graduate placement in jobs in or related to their program of study or in further education.

The best kept secret in Georgia is the HOPE Program. HOPE, Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally,provides financial assistance for students to enter and to complete associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs as follows: HOPE scholarships assist students in associate degree programs ("B" average required); HOPE grants assist students in diploma and certificate programs ("B" average not required), and HOPE vouchers assist GED graduates to enter postsecondary technical education.

Our programs are guaranteed. Curriculum standards have been developed with direct involvement of business and industry. These standards serve as the industry-validated specifications for each occupational program. "If one of our graduates educated under a standard program or his/her employer finds that the graduate is deficient in one or more competencies as defined in the standards, the technical college will retrain the em...
495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA
404-297-9522 (general)
404-297-9522 (financial aid)
404-297-9522 (admissions)
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General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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