South Georgia Technical College

  • 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 1,658 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • South Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Sumter County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to South Georgia Technical College is Darton State College (36.8 miles away).

Top Placements

South Georgia Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
South Georgia Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty84 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of South Georgia Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The South Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,658 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:127:1
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# Full-Time Students866 students1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students792 students1,473 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
226461
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
49%
33%
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% White
46%
48%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.550.65
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College Completion Rate
38%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,800$29,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,724 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,860 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,724$3,413
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,860$7,181
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to South Georgia Technical College is Darton State College (36.8 miles away).
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    Albany GA  31701
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  • Andrew College
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    Cuthbert GA  39840
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    Warner Robins GA  31088
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    Columbus GA  31909
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