C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    NG
  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    C
West Georgia Technical College - Murphy is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$4,125/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,197/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,052/ year
  • $49-75k
    $5,560/ year
  • $76-110k
    $8,335/ year
  • $110k+
    $8,516/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.41 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.37 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,881Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
31%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
4%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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My experience at West Georgia Technical College has been nothing short of a "God send". They have extremely flexible hours, amazing staff that are dedicated to the student, clean facilities, and multiple locations to fit most needs. I work a job that requires 130+ hours every two weeks, and this college and the faculty have been able to adapt my schedule to fit my needs as a student, parent, and worker. The only issue I have with the college is that there are times that due to the personalized attention to each student, there are waiting periods of up to an hour to get individual attention.For those of you who think, "What is he complaining about, he gets the attention", be aware that I have been somewhat spoiled by this college in a way that I believe all college students have the right to be spoiled.
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This is a great community college for technical and trade programs! They have a large variety of degrees and certificates available. The best part is that it is super affordable!
Recently a spokes person, so to speak, from Mercer University visited one of my classes and it was great! I hadn't really given the school much thought because of various reasons but after hearing her talk and finding out that there is a good potential of credits being transferred I'm very excited! This opportunity may not have existed if I wasn't at West Georgia Technical College.