Description

A major source of employment for local industries, West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) in LaGrange, Georgia uses up-to-date methods to train its graduates for up-to-date careers.

West Georgia Technical College offers more than 130 diploma, certificate and degree programs in the most in-demand healthcare, business, technical and industrial fields.

Using state-of-the-art technology and equipment is one of the ways that WGTC makes students as proficient and current as they can be.

West Georgia Tech’s student services also offer up-to-date support in all areas. WGTC’s Jobweb, for example, helps both current students and alumni to find employment through a comprehensive online service.

Other student services include Mentor Connection, a program whereby older students mentor younger ones, and disability services.

WGTC is also always revising its course and degree offerings to match the current economic and vocational needs of the area. Local advisory boards help keep WGTC apprised of such industry changes.

Numerous state grants and scholarships are available to help students from impoverished or disenfranchised backgrounds. There are also private scholarships and federal loans available to those who qualify.

Quick Facts about West Georgia Technical College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Knights

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$1,539

Out-of-State Tuition

$2,835

Enrollment

1,858

Year Established

1966

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  2 reviews
4 star
  1 review
3 star
 
2 star
 
1 star
 

67% of students gave West Georgia Technical College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I am just starting out, I have not taken advantage of all the programs offered. Give me time as i try to find myself. At 18 years of age I still have challenges that I have not over came. I really do not know what i want to do.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I like learning.

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Students

Total Students
1,858

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
63%
Part-Time
37%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
96%
Out-of-State
4%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
39%
Caucasian
59%
Asian
1%

Students State Origin

Georgia
96%
Alabama
3%
Other
1%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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