West Georgia Technical College: Review & Facts

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West Georgia Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,435 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1968 and is the only school located in Waco, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
At West Georgia Technical College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

WGTC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, Cosmetology, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at West Georgia Technical College is low at 55% (way below Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at West Georgia Technical College is very low - 22%.

Student to faculty ratio at West Georgia Technical College is decent, 16:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, around $4,300 annually. The additional fees at WGTC not covered by tuition are around $600, which makes it a total of $4,900 per year.

Read the details about West Georgia Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at West Georgia Technical College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to West Georgia Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (770) 537-6000 or check West Georgia Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
West Georgia Technical College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at West Georgia Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at West Georgia Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, West Georgia Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Georgia Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: West Georgia Technical College, 176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182, USA
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