Athens Tech offers free applications, Elbert Program Expo

Athens Tech offers free applications, Elbert Program Expo

Athens, GA — Athens Technical College (ATC) will host Free Application Weeks March 20-31, 2023 to help those who are seeking to enroll in the summer or fall semesters. The College is also planning to host a Program Expo public event for all prospective students at the Elbert County Campus Monday, March 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 1317 Athens Highway Elberton, GA 30635.

During the Free Application Weeks, ATC will waive the $25 application fee for all new applicants. Summer classes will begin on May 15, and the fall semester begins on Aug. 21.

This event will showcase the programs that Athens Technical College has to offer at Elbert and other campuses. The Elbert Campus is home to programs including agricultural science, conservation law enforcement, commercial truck driving, cosmetology, diesel technology, industrial systems, licensed practical nursing and welding.

“We are fortunate to have a wide variety of programs now at the Elbert Campus including new facilities for agricultural science and conservation law,” said Al McCall, vice president for economic development and the Elbert Campus. “There will be an opportunity to meet with program faculty and other staff representatives for financial aid, admissions, adult education, dual enrollment, scholarships, advising, and much more.”

The College offers over 190 certificate, diploma and associate degree options. With online and on-campus classes, and multiple locations, students find Athens Technical College a convenient choice for a career-oriented education at an affordable price.

Tuition-free programs are offered in high-demand career areas through the HOPE Career Grant, which now includes courses in criminal justice. In addition to numerous Financial Aid options, scholarships are also offered through the Athens Tech Foundation.

In addition to the Program Expo, the college will continue to hold information sessions during its regularly scheduled Tech on Tuesday sessions at all campuses, where applicants can also have the application fee waived.

Full applications require all official transcripts and proof of legal residence. For more information and to apply, visit For more information, call 706-355-5000 or email

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For more information, please contact Josh Paine, Executive Director of PR & Institutional Advancement at (706) 583-2552 or