West Georgia Technical College – Murphy Campus

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

176 Murphy Campus Boulevard

Waco, GA 30182

(770) 537-5740

Fax: (770) 537-7995

Contact: Mary Aderhold

Admissions Director
Main Address

176 Murphy Campus Boulevard

Waco, GA 30182

(770) 537-6000

westgatech.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,083

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 934

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,748

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health services programs.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Marketing Management A

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
EMT Ambulance Attendant C
Nursing Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A

Personal & Culinary Services

Food Prep/Professional Cooking C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

West Georgia Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(770) 537-6000
Website:www.westgatech.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.gafutures.org
Address:176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, GA 30182
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,743
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,383 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,764
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,136

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Georgia Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at West Georgia Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services105
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services64
Construction Trades3
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields72
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs186
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service53
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians162
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services81
Precision Production4
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total8424

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at West Georgia Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services95
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total167

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at West Georgia Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,764
Out-of-state$4,900
Books and supplies$1,358

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid43791%
Grant or scholarship aid41586%$5,136
Student loan aid10722%$4,017

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,38384%$4,458
Federal student loans1,31520%$5,118

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for West Georgia Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled West Georgia Technical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

West Georgia Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,743
Undergraduate enrollment6,743
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

West Georgia Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH) (Douglasville Campus)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers (Douglasville Campus)

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