West Georgia Technical College

School Highlights
  • West Georgia Technical College serves 6,536 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • West Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Haralson County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to West Georgia Technical College is Georgia Highlands College (33.1 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 272 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
West Georgia Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty272 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of West Georgia Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The West Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,536 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,954 students1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students4,582 students1,473 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
24%
33%
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% White
70%
48%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.450.65
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College Completion Rate
15%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,500$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 24% 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 grown by 21% 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 Aid93%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,709$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,831$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 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 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.