Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Valdosta, GA 31602-0929

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,939
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 21%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $4,272 and in-state students paid $2,136.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$2,458
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,136
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$4,272
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 77% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,957 (which is 13.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

$4,957
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
96%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has enrolled a total of 3,939 students (946 students full-time and 2,993 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,939 students, 380 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 320 students for distance studies.

3,939
Total Enrollment
380
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 60%

Black/African American: 30%

Hispanic: 6%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 22% 1,429 0
Personal And Culinary Services 12% 780
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 9% 607
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 8% 491 49
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 376 90
Transportation And Materials Moving 5% 346
Precision Production 4% 281
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 158 31
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 134 0
Education 1% 84

Graduation & Dropout Rates

28%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

17%
Still enrolled
54%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$19,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,800. Last year, out of the total 921 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 737 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 927 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 714 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,800 $22,100
Employment Rate 80% 77%
Total Graduates 921 927

Campus Location

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