Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Rome, GA 30161

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is located in Rome, Georgia. This school is an important part of the technical college system in Georgia that is governed by the Technical College System of Georgia. The school was originally established in 1962 and it has undergone many changes since then. It has been serving the community for many decades and continues to offer a variety of courses to students. Students will be able to follow many different appealing career paths when attending this school. All of the courses are held to the highest standard possible and students will be able to earn both certificates and degrees, depending on what program the student is taking.

GNTC has a nursing program that offers students a great experience overall.  Nursing students will receive a varied education that focuses on all of the aspects of nursing that future nurses will need to understand. It teaches students the proper theories and practical skills that make nurses truly great at their profession. The GNTC nursing program is fully approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing with Conditions. The associate’s degree program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) as well.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 31
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 71
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Certificate 2 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.3%
  • NCLEX-PN: 78.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
12/11/2006 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$89/credit
In State Students$89/credit
Out of State Students$178/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,005 $4,005 $8,010
ADN 70 $6,230 $6,230 $12,460
BSN 125 $11,125 $11,125 $22,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Georgia Northwestern Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 72% $4,966
Other Federal Grant 6% $390
State Grant & Scholarships 79% $2,248
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 11% $3,770
Private Loans 1% $1,617


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,660
$30,001 to $48,000$3,007
$48,001 to $75,000$5,079
$75,001 to $110,000$7,041
Over $110,000$9,603

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Race/ethnicity unknown

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College
One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161

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