Southwest Georgia Technical College

Also known as Southwest Georgia Tech

15689 US Hwy 19 North, Thomasville, GA

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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. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,100-$2,600
    • Out-of-State: $4,300-$5,126
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $89-$110 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $180-$210 per credit unit

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$5,655

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Southwest Georgia Technical College may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

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