West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange)

School Highlights
  • West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) serves 1,806 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) is the only community colleges within Troup County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) is Southern Union State Community College (31.6 miles away).

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West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

    West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange)(GA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Rural-serving MediumBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The West Georgia Technical College (LaGrange) diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment1,806 students2,588 students
    % Unknown races
    100%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.000.65

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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