Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

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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 56%.

Top Rankings

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's--Public Rural-serving SmallAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic

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 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,722 students2,470 students
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# Full-Time Students775 students929 students
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# Part-Time Students947 students1,541 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
8%
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% Black
40%
33%
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% White
56%
44%
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% Unknown races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score0.530.68
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College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
42%
33%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,600$31,500

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%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--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (18.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,927 students | 18.20 Mi2802 Moore Hwy
    Tifton, GA 31793
    (229) 391-5001
    18.203,927
  • 2,346 students | 26.70 Mi100 W College Park Dr
    Douglas, GA 31533
    (912) 260-4200
    26.702,346
  • n/a students | 38.90 Mi71 Airport Rd
    Eastman, GA 31023
    38.90n/a
  • 2,071 students | 43.40 Mi800 Veterans Parkway North
    Moultrie, GA 31788
    (229) 891-7000
    43.402,071
  • 3,496 students | 50.40 Mi1100 Second St SE
    Cochran, GA 31014
    (478) 934-6221
    50.403,496
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,028 per year for in-state students and $7,597 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,445 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.