South Georgia Technical College: Ranking & Review

United States

South Georgia Technical College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,850880970

565 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

178 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25.

South Georgia Technical College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

South Georgia Technical College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $2,812 and other expenses per full academic year.

South Georgia Technical College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 215 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,136$4,272
Fees for full-time undergraduates$658$658
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$89$178

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians271271
Personal and Culinary Services216216
Health Professions and Related Programs202202
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services192192
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service172172
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services115115
Precision Production108108
Construction Trades7171
Transportation and Materials Moving7070
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4646
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2020
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1414
Visual and Performing Arts
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total1,5521,552

A total of 1,552 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at South Georgia Technical College.

Graduation rate57%61%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementAs a member of the Technical College System of Georgia and a residential institution of higher education, it is the mission of South Georgia Technical College to prepare individuals for success in the workforce by providing accessible, high-quality associate of applied science degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, and non-credit programs and services that support the needs of citizens, businesses, and industries within our service delivery area in Southwest Georgia. Statement of Purpose To realize the distinctiveness of its mission, South Georgia Technical College is committed to: * Providing a broad range of campus based and on-line instructional credit courses that lead to an associate of applied science degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit as well as non-credit course offerings and services which support workforce development. * Supporting learner success through quality student services. * Promoting economic development through partnerships with business, industry, government, and local communities. * Providing accessible educational facilities and state-of-the-art equipment and technology. * Providing a qualified faculty and staff. * Providing administrative support through analysis, planning, and budgeting. Revised December 2008
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff183
Instructional FTE86
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, Georgia, 31709
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe
City population17,000