West Georgia Technical College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Waco, GA

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How much is the West Georgia Technical tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, West Georgia Technical's tuition & fees is $3,122 for Georgia residents and $5,522 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $13,315 for Georgia residents and $15,715 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

West Georgia Technical Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,122
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,522
Books & Supplies Costs$1,219
Off-campus Room & Board$5,574
Off-campus Expenses$3,400
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$3,194
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,593

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, West Georgia Technical' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $10,033.
West Georgia Technical College$3,122$5,522
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia 2-4 Years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between West Georgia Technical and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
West Georgia Technical CollegeWaco, GA$3,122$5,522
Interactive College of Technology-ChambleeChamblee, GA$9,890$11,330
Albany Technical CollegeAlbany, GA$3,196$5,596
Atlanta Technical CollegeAtlanta, GA$3,164$5,564
Columbus Technical CollegeColumbus, GA$3,042$5,442
Georgia Northwestern Technical CollegeRome, GA$3,132$5,532
Southern Crescent Technical CollegeGriffin, GA$3,126$5,526
Gwinnett Technical CollegeLawrenceville, GA$3,356$5,756
Lanier Technical CollegeGainesville, GA$3,716$6,716
Chattahoochee Technical CollegeMarietta, GA$3,252$5,652
North Georgia Technical CollegeClarkesville, GA$3,162$5,562

Financial Aid and COA

At West Georgia Technical College, 5,629 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,555.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at West Georgia Technical is $9,160 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 405 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,909 and the average amount of student loans is $5,399.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$13,315$15,715
Tuition & Fees$3,122$5,522
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$10,193$10,193
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$6,760$9,160
Average Financial Aid$6,555$6,555
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,62991%$6,555
Pell Grants2,55441%$7,800
Federal Student Loan4257%$5,718
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid40594%-
Grants or Scholarships40293%$8,909
Federal Grants36785%$8,059
Pell Grants26862%$8,534
Other Federal Grants29468%$2,280
State/Local Grants21951%$2,845
Institutional Grants4310%$19
Student Loan Aid266%$5,399
Federal Student Loans256%$5,577
Other Student Loans1-$950
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level267263$9,685
110,001 or more10-

Student Population

West Georgia Technical College has a total of 6,140 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,025 male students and 4,175 female students attending West Georgia Technical. The school offers online degree programs and 2,160 students enrolled online exclusively (35.18% of all students).
Undergraduate6,200 2,0254,175

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, GA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered119 Programs
Online Program Offered20 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population6,140
Graduation Rate33%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Retention Rate50% (Full-time), 45% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties129 (Full-time), 243 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs331 (Full-time), 289 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$39,840
Average Staff Salary$42,229