Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) is a part of the Technical College System of Georgia. It offers credit and non-credit courses in the form of associate degrees, technical certificates of credit and diplomas; in addition, it also offers adult education and workforce solutions to local businesses in and around Thomas, Mitchell and Grady communities of southwestern Georgia.
SWGTC focuses on academic and vocational programs such as Industrial Technology, Business, Professional Services, Health Sciences and more. There are transfer agreements in place through which credit program students can transfer to several other Georgia universities for a four-year degree program.
The college is as dedicated to its community as to its students, and offers distance learning, continuing education and other forms of academic and vocational tutoring. Tuition is very affordable, at $1,800 per year for in-state students. Students can also avail of a number of financial aid options such as grants, scholarships and loans.
SWGTC also offers job placement opportunities for students who successfully graduate from various programs. This includes résumé preparation assistance, practice interviews and generating job leads in various companies. In 2011, they achieved the second highest placement rate of all technical colleges in Georgia.
With an affordable curriculum, diverse course options, sound transfer agreements and an enriching student activities program, SWGTC comes highly recommended to those living in that part of the state. As a technical college, it is an ideal stepping stone to lucrative career and higher education opportunities in Georgia and the rest of the United States.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$5,655|
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