Southern Regional Technical College

  • 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 4,637 students (30% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southern Regional Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty70 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southern Regional Technical College has grown by 200% over five years.
The Southern Regional Technical College diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,637 students2,187 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio66:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,401 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students3,236 students1,704 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
7%
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% Black
30%
35%
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% White
58%
43%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score0.570.68
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College Completion Rate
32%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,500$29,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,602 is less than the state average of $3,428. 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 $7,196. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,602$3,428
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,738$7,196
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southern Regional Technical College is Moultrie Technical College (25.8 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,428 per year for in-state students and $7,196 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 74%. 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 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.