Student Catalog 2018-2019

Admissions Policy

Admission to West Georgia Technical College is a multi-step process which consists of evaluation of prior academic experience and assessment for post-secondary readiness of eligible applicants. Students are admitted on a first-to-qualify/space available basis except for Health Sciences and Nursing programs. Admission to Health Sciences and Nursing diploma and degree programs is based on a competitive selection process. There are minimum requirements for admission to individual Health Sciences and Nursing programs, and meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Individuals 16 years of age or older or dually/jointly enrolled high school students in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade who seek access to quality instruction designed to develop or improve occupational competencies are eligible for admission.

Non-Georgia residents shall be enrolled on a space-available basis and shall not displace any student desiring to enroll who is a resident of the State. This applies to programs with limited seating, such as competitive selection Health Sciences and Nursing programs and programs that have a waiting list. Please refer to the In-State Residency section of this catalog for more information regarding residency status.

In accordance with the Statement of Equal Opportunity, West Georgia Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).