South Georgia Technical College

900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709
Tel: (229)931-2394
1,800 students
Public institution
South Georgia Technical College is a residential college offering the latest in technical education and an exciting campus life for every student. Students can choose to attend college at one of two campuses, the main campus in Americus or the Crisp County Center located in Cordele. A low student-teacher ratio allows SGTC to offer a great technical education through top-notch hands-on training. But don’t let that fool you. SGTC also offers the atmosphere you've come to expect at a two-year college. The campus is filled with fun and excitement including JETS Basketball, student clubs and organizations, and even a brand new student center, complete with ping-pong, foosball, and pool tables. Dorm students as well as commuting students also have the opportunity to take advantage of meal plans offered by the on-campus dining hall. While providing students a great college atmosphere is important at SGTC, even more important is our emphasis on quality technical education. It is the mission of SGTC to provide quality student services, educational facilities and equipment, a competent and qualified faculty and staff, and to promote life-long learning through educational contributions to the communities served. By fulfilling this mission, SGTC is serving a vital need in the six county service delivery area. SGTC serves Crisp, Macon, Marion, Schley, Sumter, and Webster counties. Within the borders of the service delivery area, partnerships are formed with existing business and industries to create even more opportunity for community development through jobs and also to create viable opportunities for our students. Not only is SGTC involved with existing business and industry, but also, the College works with local community and economic development initiatives to create jobs and help the local communities prosper.
School Highlights:
South Georgia Technical College serves 1,800 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
South Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Sumter County, GA.
The nearest community college is Darton State College (36.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College South 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
Total Faculty 83 staff
61 staff
South Georgia Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,800 has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,800 students 1,296 students
South Georgia Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
South Georgia Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 800 students
814 students
South Georgia Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,000 students
1,040 students
South Georgia Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
South Georgia Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
South Georgia Technical College Asian (2011-2013)
% Hispanic
South Georgia Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
South Georgia Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
South Georgia Technical College White (2006-2013)
South Georgia Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.51 0.68
South Georgia Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,628 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,668 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,628 $5,660
South Georgia Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,668 $10,250
South Georgia Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 226 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
South Georgia Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a 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. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Georgia is The Art Institute of Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.