Middle Georgia Technical College

Tel: (478)988-6800
3,478 students
Public institution
The mission of Middle Georgia Technical College is to contribute to the economic, educational, and community development of the state by providing quality academic and technical education to the citizens of Middle Georgia through associate degree, diploma, and technical certificate of credit programs, adult education services, continuing education, and customized business and industry workforce training. The faculty and staff of Middle Georgia Technical College, believe it is the College's responsibility to provide academic and technical education through both traditional and distance delivery methods; to design and staff programs that will meet the needs of business and industry by training, retraining, and upgrading skills and work habits that promote maximum productivity; to establish a foundation for lifelong learning that will enhance the potential of the individuals in the Middle Georgia area to become more productive, responsible, and upwardly mobile members of society.
School Highlights:
Middle Georgia Technical College serves 3,478 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Middle Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Houston County, GA.
The nearest community college is Central Georgia Technical College (18.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Middle Georgia Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,478 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,478 students
1,275 students
Middle Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,339 students
829 students
Middle Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,139 students
1,020 students
Middle Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Middle Georgia Technical College sch enrollment Middle Georgia Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian 1%
2%
Middle Georgia Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 3%
7%
Middle Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 34%
12%
Middle Georgia Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White 60%
66%
Middle Georgia Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 1%
2%
Middle Georgia Technical College More (2010-2012)
Middle Georgia Technical College sch ethnicity Middle Georgia Technical College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.45
Middle Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,200 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,120 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,200 $5,940
Middle Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,120 $10,075
Middle Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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    (478)934-6221
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