South Georgia Technical College

Americus, GA 31709
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South Georgia Technical College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Georgia. The campus is located in a rural area, in Americus.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,850 students attend the school. Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

South Georgia Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,136, and fees were $658. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,272 and $658 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,850
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 5 35
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Certificate 9 63
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 75.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$89/credit
In State Students$89/credit
Out of State Students$178/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,005 $4,005 $8,010
ADN 70 $6,230 $6,230 $12,460
BSN 125 $11,125 $11,125 $22,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of South Georgia Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $5,055
Other Federal Grant 8% $1,195
State Grant & Scholarships 80% $2,287
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $6,268
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 6% $1,933


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,340
$30,001 to $48,000$4,621
$48,001 to $75,000$5,987
$75,001 to $110,000$6,941
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.
South Georgia Technical College
900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus, GA 31709

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