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Atlanta Technical College is a public institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

485 Undergraduate Degrees

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Atlanta Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Atlanta Area Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Online Hospitality Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Hospitality Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Hospitality Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Atlanta Area Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#23 Best Value Colleges for General Hospitality Administration/Management College Factual
#28 Best Value Colleges for Hospitality Management College Factual
#79 Best Value Colleges for Marketing/Marketing Management, General College Factual
#81 Best Value Colleges for Marketing College Factual
#207 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#209 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is Atlanta Technical College?


Contact details for Atlanta Area Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy Sw, Atlanta, GA 30310-4446
Phone: 404-225-4400

How Do I Get Into Atlanta Area Tech?

You can apply to Atlanta Area Tech online at:

Atlanta Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Atlanta Technical College?

32% Take Out Loans
10.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Atlanta Area Tech, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $5,158 a year. That adds up to $20,632 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Atlanta Area Tech is 10.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Atlanta Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

818 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,030 undergraduate students at Atlanta Area Tech, with 818 being full-time and 2,212 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 818 full-time undergraduates at Atlanta Area Tech, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Atlanta Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 674
Hispanic or Latino 52
White 38
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 28

Over 27 countries are represented at Atlanta Area Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Atlanta Technical College

2,011 Took All Classes Online
2,516 Took At Least One Class Online
54.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,516 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Atlanta Area Tech has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 26th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Atlanta Area Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Atlanta Technical College was 54.7%. This is the #506 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Atlanta Area Tech regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Atlanta Area Tech ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Atlanta Area Tech.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management #10
Supply Chain Management #27
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #49
Marketing #58
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science #66
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping #103
Business Support & Assistant Services #106
Accounting #219
General Business Administration and Management #359
Business Administration & Management #460

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Atlanta Technical College Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 178 24 24 226
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 101 11 9 121
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 30 0 0 30
General Hospitality Administration/Management 6 6 8 20
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 8 5 6 19
Small Business Administration/Management 15 0 0 15
Business & Office Technology 12 0 0 12
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 0 5 5 10
Supply Chain Management 5 1 3 9
Tourism and Travel Services Management 7 0 0 7
Entrepreneurship 6 0 0 6
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 5 0 0 5
Restaurant/Food Services Management 3 0 0 3
Meeting and Event Planning 2 0 0 2
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 0 0 0 0
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation 0 0 0 0
Other Human Resources Management and Services 0 0 0 0
General Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 378 52 55 485


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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