West Georgia Technical College Trade Programs
West Georgia Technical College is a public institution located in Waco, Georgia. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of West Georgia Technical College.
West Georgia Technical College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at West Georgia Technical College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards West Georgia Technical College has earned from around the web.
|#9||Highest Paid Electronics Maintenance & Repair Graduates||College Factual|
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|#18||Best Value Colleges for Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||College Factual|
|#36||Best Value Colleges for Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician||College Factual|
|#41||Best Value Colleges for Health Care Management||College Factual|
|#89||Best Value Colleges for Health & Medical Administrative Services||College Factual|
Where Is West Georgia Technical College?
Contact details for West Georgia Technical College are given below.
|Address:||176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, GA 30182|
Can I Afford West Georgia Technical College?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,219||$1,219|
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At West Georgia Technical College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,338 a year. That adds up to $17,352 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at West Georgia Technical College is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
West Georgia Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,754 full-time undergraduates at West Georgia Technical College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Georgia Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||528|
|Hispanic or Latino||139|
Online Learning at West Georgia Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at West Georgia Technical College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 11th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of West Georgia Technical College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Georgia Technical College was 42.2%. This is the #626 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at West Georgia Technical College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of West Georgia Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||43%|
|Health Care Management||75%|
|Health Information Management||75%|
|Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder||10%|
|Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at West Georgia Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at West Georgia Technical College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health Information Management||#22|
|Health Care Management||#65|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#183|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
West Georgia Technical College Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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