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College Profile: Southwest Georgia Technical College

 
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Southwest Georgia Technical College is a public two-year technical college with the mission to provide high quality educational courses, services, and training programs through both distance and traditional delivery methods. These programs, courses, and services are provided to develop individual skills and abilitites, to provide for intellectual and career develoopment, and to meet the needs of business and industry. Achievement of this mission promotes economic growth and development and improves the quality of life for individuals and the community.

Education at Southwest Georgia Technical College really does move at the speed of life. We understand that life moves quickly - circumstances change, new opportunities evolve, and career goals emerge. One of the most important decisions you will make is which college to choose to help you continue your education and make your dream career a reality. With expert faculty members, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and hands-on training opportunities that are second to none, Southwest Georgia Technical College has exactly what you need to put you on the path to career success.

If you are a recent high school graduate, Southwest Georgia Technical College will offer you a true “college life” experience at a campus close to home. We’ll also offer you the guidance and assistance to help you make informed choices about your studies and future career decisions. Parents will appreciate the affordability of Southwest Georgia Technical College, with lower tuition and financial aid opportunities.

Choose from a wide variety of programs from academic areas including Allied Health Education, Business and Computer Technology, Professional Services, and Technical and Industrial Education. With an overall College job placement rate of 99.8%, it is easy to see that we educate the graduates needed for our area’s business and industrial community. We have more than a job waiting for you at SWGTC; we have a career!

Southwest Georgia Tech's commitment to health science education is evident in the large number of students enrolled in the program. Graduates of the radiologic technologist program boasted a 100 percent pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist certification exam in 2007, as well as a 90 percent job-placement rate. Other popular and recognized programs at the college include cosmetology, emergency medical technology, and welding technology.

The main campus for Southwest Georgia Technical College, which was established in 1947 for the education of World War II veterans, is located in Thomasville. In 2005 the most popular programs at the school, which serves Grady, Mitchell, and Thomas counties, were nursing and early childhood education.
 
15689 US Hwy 19 North
Thomasville, GA
31792-9960
229-225-4096 (general)
229-225-5221 (financial aid)
229-225-5060 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Southwest Georgia Technical College is a public two-year technical college with the mission to provide high quality educational courses, services, and training programs through both distance and traditional delivery methods. These programs, courses, and services are provided to develop individual skills and abilitites, to provide for intellectual and career development, and to meet the needs of business and industry. Achievement of this mission promotes economic growth and development and improves the quality of life for individuals and the community.


General Information
Other Names Southwest Georgia Tech, Thomas Technical Institute (former name)
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting Town: Distant
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Southwest Georgia Technical College Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
2,510 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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