Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
- Valdosta Technical College was founded in 1963 as a joint effort of the Valdosta City and Lowndes County Boards of Education. The mission of Valdosta Technical College is to provide quality instruction enabling students to develop knowledge, skills, and good work ethics resulting in entry-level employment, career advancement, and the promotion of lifelong learning.
- The teacher population of 169 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Wiregrass Georgia Technical College||(GA) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||169 staff||94 staff|
|Total Enrollment||3,629 students||2,588 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||21:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,092 students||1,115 students|
|# Part-Time Students||2,537 students||1,473 students|
|% Two or more races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$24,700||$29,600|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is Georgia Military College-Valdosta Campus (5.2 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- n/a students | 5.20 Mi4201 North Forrest Street
Valdosta,  GA  31605
- 1,243 students | 28.80 Mi325 NW Turner Davis Dr
Madison,  FL  32340
- 2,071 students | 32.40 Mi800 Veterans Parkway North
Moultrie,  GA  31788
- 1,541 students | 35.50 Mi15689 US Hwy 19 North
Thomasville,  GA  31792
- 3,458 students | 42.10 Mi2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton,  GA  31793
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Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
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