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

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
Out-Of-State Students
2%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
At least 2, but less than 4 academic years
Total Number of Students
6,437
Total Number of Undergrads
6,437
Academic Calendar

Semester

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$1,665
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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.
$3,052
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.
$5,452
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1219

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.
40%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,928
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.
40%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$6,100
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$45

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.
14%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,338
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.
$5,800
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.
$111

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
32%
68%
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
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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

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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