West Georgia Technical College

Waco, GA, USA
2.28 Average Rating

West Georgia Technical College is a part of the Technical College System of Georgia. This two-year public junior college focuses on a variety of disciplines, with accredited classes that are transferable to a four-year school. WGTC also offers dual enrollment for high school students to earn college credit, plus 100% online programs. Students can apply for a variety of scholarships and grants, for instance, the Hope Career Grant, which offers free tuition for 17 programs of study.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Total Number of Students
6,682
Total Number of Undergrads
6,682
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$3,607
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,838
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$4,974
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1247

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
46%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,908
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
46%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,967

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
18%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,779
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,415
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$96
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
10
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Golden Knights
School Colors
Black/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Columbus
Auburn
Savannah
Jacksonville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,200
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What Students Are Saying

2.28 Average Rating
This school is a great place for independent students. If you are the type of person that can work through your goals alone than this school is perfect. The staff can be a little misleading.
Amberleigh from Hogansville, GA
this school can help you find what you want to do with your life. you can easily change your degree or major in a jiffy. the people there are quite nice and helpful.
Jodie from Newnan, GA

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