West Georgia Technical College

School Highlights

West Georgia Technical College serves 7,184 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

West Georgia Technical College ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty272 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of West Georgia Technical College has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The West Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,184 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,803 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students5,381 students1,704 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
31%
35%
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% White
55%
42%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.600.69
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College Completion Rate
31%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,500$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,724 is less than the state average of $4,048. 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 $7,714. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,724$4,048
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,860$7,714
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,168$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,625
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to West Georgia Technical College is Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus (32.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, 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.