Southwest Georgia Technical College: Narrative Description

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15689 US 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
Tel: (229)225-4096; Admissions: (229)225-5077; Fax: (229)225-4330; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Total enrollment: 796. 623 applied, 35% were admitted. Full-time: 370 students, 84% women, 16% men. Part-time: 426 students, 85% women, 15% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 48% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 74% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I, ACT, ACT ASSET, or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. Area resident tuition: $972 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $1994 full-time. Mandatory fees: $138 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. College housing not available. Southwest Georgia Technical College Library with 20,835 books, 8,148 serials, 783 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 430 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed.

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