176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings

School Highlights

West Georgia Technical College serves 6,437 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,437 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,724
  • Out-state tuition: $4,860
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 483 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
West Georgia Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
483 staff
209 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The West Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,437 students
2,328 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,754 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,683 students
1,518 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
443 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,754 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,683 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
8%
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% Black
27%
31%
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% White
61%
47%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.3%
1.99%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,500
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,724 is less than the state average of $3,488. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,860 is less than the state average of $7,256. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,724
$3,488
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,860
$7,256
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,222
$12,139
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,874
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does West Georgia Technical College cost?

West Georgia Technical College's tuition is approximately $2,724 for In-State students and $4,860 for Out-State students.

What is West Georgia Technical College's ranking?

West Georgia Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,437 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,724
  • Out-state tuition: $4,860
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,488 per year for in-state students and $7,256 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,183 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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