• Southwest Georgia Technical College is a public two-year technical college with the mission to provide high quality educational courses, services, and training programs through both distance and traditional delivery methods. These programs, courses, and services are provided to develop individual skills and abilities, to provide for intellectual and career development, and to meet the needs of business and industry. Achievement of this mission promotes economic growth and development and improves the quality of life for individuals and the community.

School Highlights

Southern Regional Technical College serves 4,973 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,973 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,602
  • Out-state tuition: $4,738
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southern Regional Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 406 teachers has grown by 269% over five years.
Southern Regional Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
406 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southern Regional Technical College has grown by 202% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Southern Regional Technical College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,973 students
2,470 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,500 students
929 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,473 students
1,541 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
114 students
234 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,500 students
1,116 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
56 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,839 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
35 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
506 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
8%
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% Black
32%
33%
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% White
57%
44%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Southern Regional Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in GA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
32%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Southern Regional Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of GA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,500
$29,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Southern Regional Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of GA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,602 is less than the state average of $3,753. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,738 is less than the state average of $7,419. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,602
$3,753
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,738
$7,419
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Southern Regional Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of GA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Southern Regional Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$12,139
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
84%
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Southwest Georgia Technical College is a public two-year technical college with the mission to provide high quality educational courses, services, and training programs through both distance and traditional delivery methods. These programs, courses, and services are provided to develop individual skills and abilities, to provide for intellectual and career development, and to meet the needs of business and industry. Achievement of this mission promotes economic growth and development and improves the quality of life for individuals and the community. Education at Southwest Georgia Technical College moves with the speed of life, and we understand that life can sometimes change suddenly. Our Adult Education Program is designed for those individuals who need assistance with basic academic skills. Flexible programs with non-traditional classroom hours are offered so that we can meet the needs of most anyone's schedule. Our services include instruction in basic skills, GED preparation and testing, COMPASS test preparation, health literacy, and the English as a Second Language program. Classes are available at no charge to adults and are conveniently held in Thomas, Grady and Mitchell Counties. The Library/Media Services Center is located in the Sewell Building. The Center's collection of books, media, and journals supports the curriculum, as well as leisure reading interests. The strength of the collection lies in the medical, business, and technical areas. Computers are available and include general applications, Internet access, reference, an online catalog, and tutorials. Southwest Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Southern Regional Technical College cost?

Southern Regional Technical College's tuition is approximately $2,602 for In-State students and $4,738 for Out-State students.

What is Southern Regional Technical College's ranking?

Southern Regional Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,973 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,602
  • Out-state tuition: $4,738
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,753 per year for in-state students and $7,419 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,341 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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