Savannah Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
2022 Average Net Price
$7,399
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
3,642
33.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45.7%
171 Graduates

About

Savannah Technical College is a higher education institution located in Chatham County, GA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Savannah Technical College were Other Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies (35 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022, 2,418 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Savannah Technical College. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,059 degrees), 1.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (930 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Savannah Technical College is $2,400, which is $−5,712 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,399.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Savannah Technical College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College was $2,400. The cost of tuition at Savannah Technical College is $−5,712 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,399
2022 Value
10.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Savannah Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,399. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Savannah Technical College grew by 10.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,754
Room and Board
$1,626
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Savannah Technical College was of $11,754 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.59% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,626. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

98% of undergraduate students at Savannah Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 19.5% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Savannah Technical College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 49 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Savannah Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,642 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,224 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,418. This means that 33.6% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.2% Black or African American, 32.2% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.76% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Savannah Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27.9%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and White Female (17.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Savannah Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,642 students. The full-time enrollment at Savannah Technical College is 1,224 and the part-time enrollment is 2,418. This means that 33.6% of students enrolled at Savannah Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 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 Savannah Technical College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Savannah Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,829 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,173 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    383 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Savannah Technical College is 50.2% Black or African American, 32.2% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.76% Two or More Races, 1.43% Asian, 0.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.165% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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 (0.467%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 478 more women than men received degrees from Savannah Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Savannah Technical College is black or african american (1,059 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (930 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Savannah Technical College is Other Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), followed by Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies (35 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Savannah Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (234 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (405 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (36,517 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (32,769 people), Other managers (19,863 people), Preschool & kindergarten teachers (18,254 people), and Education administrators (12,712 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College in 2022 are Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (234 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (405 degrees), Transportation (110 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (269 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Savannah Technical College are Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Personal financial advisors, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (234 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (405 degrees), Transportation (110 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (269 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Savannah Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (79,908 people), Air transportation (34,841 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (27,750 people), Child day care services (22,137 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (20,978 people).

The most specialized majors at Savannah Technical College are Science Technologies (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (234 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (405 degrees), Transportation (110 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (269 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Savannah Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 60 degrees awarded
  2. 35 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Savannah Technical College was Other Science Technologies with 60 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

970
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,448
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 970 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College, which is 0.67 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,448).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 185 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 9.74 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 206 degrees were awarded to men at Savannah Technical College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 7.1 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 27% of students graduating from Savannah Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Savannah Technical College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.585% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,059 degrees awarded
  2. White
    930 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Savannah Technical College is black or african american (1,059 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (930 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    699 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    511 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    419 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Savannah Technical College is black or african american female (699 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (511 degrees).

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Operations

Savannah Technical College employs 105 No academic ranks. Most academics at Savannah Technical College are Female No academic rank (54), and Male No academic rank (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Savannah Technical College are: Public service, with 35 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$16.1M
2022 Salaries
11%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Savannah Technical College paid a median of $16.1M in salaries, a 11% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.28M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2022, Savannah Technical College paid a total of $6.28M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 39% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
105 Employees
Public service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College was No academic rank with 105 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Savannah Technical College were Public service with 35 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Savannah Technical College was Female No academic rank with 54 employees, and Male No academic rank with 51 employees.

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