Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Rome, GA 30161


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,016
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Georgia Northwestern Technical College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Georgia Northwestern Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $4,272 and in-state students paid $2,136.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Georgia Northwestern Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 76% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,929 (which is 12.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in 2016-2017, was 47, which is 12% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $2,418 (which is 46.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Georgia Northwestern Technical College has enrolled a total of 6,016 students (1,809 students full-time and 4,207 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,016 students, 461 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,056 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Hispanic: 12%

Black/African American: 8%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 22% 1,954 212
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 15% 1,380 228
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 11% 975
Personal And Culinary Services 6% 538
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 485 32
Precision Production 5% 472
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 424 48
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 214 0
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 132
Transportation And Materials Moving 1% 110

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Georgia Northwestern Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Georgia Northwestern Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,000. Last year, out of the total 1,305 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,057 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 770 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 578 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,000 $24,600
Employment Rate 81% 75%
Total Graduates 1,305 770

Campus Location

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