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West Georgia Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Waco, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at West Georgia Technical College are primarily White with a significant Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of West Georgia Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 30%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 97% more female students than male students enrolled at West Georgia Technical College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, West Georgia Technical College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for West Georgia Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for West Georgia Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,068
Women 4,072

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

West Georgia Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for West Georgia Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,360 per year

62% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.8%
Part time Undergrads 71.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139278 IPEDS survey data for West Georgia Technical College.