Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

  • East Central Technical College offers associate degrees, certification and diploma programs, and online courses to give students the skills needed to competently enter the workforce. The vocational school was founded in order to offer an educational resource for bright southern Georgia residents conveniently in their community. Associate degree programs at East Central Technical College include administrative office technology, microcomputer specialist, networking specialist (CISCO), networking specialist (Microsoft Windows 2000), criminal justice technology, and early childhood care and education. Technical certification programs at East Central Technical College are available in 50 different areas of study. Students can get certificates in refrigeration, programming, automotive, customer service, child care and development, trucking, gaming, criminal justice, forensic science, industrialization, medical field, web design, or cosmetology. With more than 20 different diploma programs at East Central Technical College, students can specialize in air conditioning technology, automotive studies, business office technology, computer information systems, telecommunications technologies, cosmetology, criminal justice technology, early childhood care and education, nursing industrial systems, and welding and joining technology. The college's online courses are for students with busy schedules. While the online programs at East Central Technical College help make learning more convenient, the courses are just as rigorous and competitive.

School Highlights

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College serves 1,722 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
209 staff

Student Body

The student population of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Wiregrass Georgia Technical College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,722 students
2,400 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
# Full-Time Students
775 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
947 students
1,518 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of GA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
775 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
947 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
2%
8%
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% Black
40%
31%
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% White
56%
47%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the community college average diversity score of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2010)
42%
33%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$25,600
$31,500

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in GA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$12,139
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
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)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,117 per year for in-state students and $7,686 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,136 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 lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Emory University-Oxford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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