Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Valdosta, GA 31602
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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is located in Valdosta, Georgia. This school is capable of awarding technical certificates, associate’s degrees, and diplomas. It is part of the Technical College System of Georgia. This school is also fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It was first established in 2010 and it serves over 6,000 students. The school offers students plenty of choices when it comes to courses. It is renowned for its course variety and overall commitment to excellence. The school even received the first-ever Governor Sonny Perdue Award for Technical College of the Year in 2010.

Wiregrass has a wonderful nursing program that allows students to hone their craft in a safe environment. The school offers practical nursing programs and well as registered nursing programs. Whether a student wishes to become an LPN or an RN, this school will have the right curriculum to meet his or her needs. All courses are designed to prepare students for professional life as nurses while also readying them for NCLEX licensure examinations. This program takes nursing students through theory and practical skill courses as well as providing them with clinical experiences.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students3,936
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 33
Certificate 4 72
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 5 53
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 86.9%
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.9%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/2010 - Current

Admission

100%

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 Wiregrass 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 76% $5,120
Other Federal Grant 36% $198
State Grant & Scholarships 81% $2,385
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 2% $3,197

$2,345

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$1,585
$30,001 to $48,000$1,368
$48,001 to $75,000$3,874
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

3,936

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,438

Women

1,498

Men

23%

Full-time

77%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
58%
Black/African American
31%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
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