New Students

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If you have ever attended any college or university,
you must follow the Transfer Student process.


First Time College Applicants

Welcome to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. We are excited you have chosen us! This page is for applicants who have never enrolled in any college or university. Below are detailed instructions to help you enroll. Please see our FAQ page or email admissions@wiregrass.edu with any questions.


Step One – WGTC Application and Application Fee

Submit a completed application to the Office of Admissions Office. Pay a one-time, $25 non-refundable application fee.

Step Two – Lawful Presence and Georgia Residency

Fully and accurately answer all residency questions on the application. Submit one or more of the required documents to complete verification of lawful presence and/or Georgia residency requirements to the Admissions Office.

For a list of acceptable items, see “Verification of Lawful Presence and Georgia Residency.”

Step Three – Proof of Secondary Education

Submit official, sealed high school or high school equivalency (such as GED©) transcript. The final transcript should include the graduation date. Opened transcripts are not official and therefore invalid.

Students from secondary schools outside of the United States must have transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved outside evaluation agency.

High schools not certified under a recognized accredited program will not be accepted. Additionally, high school Certificates of Attendance or other certificates, credentials, or documents where the student did not complete all required coursework are not recognized.

Home School Graduates

Applicants of home schools in the State of Georgia who did not attend a recognized accredited program must adhere to the following alternative path for admission:

  • Submit a Certificate of Attendance from the local superintendent’s office or a Declaration of Intent to utilize a Home Study Program from the Georgia Depart of Education verifying that the parent or legal guardian complied with the requirements of home study programs as referenced in O.C.G.A. 20-2-690.
  • Submit annual progress reports or final transcripts for the equivalent of the home-schooled student’s junior and senior years. The final progress report should include the graduation date.

Applicants of home schools outside the state of Georgia who did not attend a recognized accredited program must adhere to the following alternative path for admission:

  • Submit annual progress reports or final transcripts for the equivalent of the home-schooled student’s junior and senior years. The final progress report should include the graduation date.
  • SAT, ACT, ACCUPLACER, or Compass scores that meet or exceed the TCSG system and college minimum score requirements for program readiness (regular admission).Scores must not be over 60 months or 5 years old at the time classes begin.

Step Four

Complete the ACCUPLACER placement test or submit one of the following to exempt testing:

  • Valid Compass, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GED, ELA, or Georgia Milestone test scores;
  • Proof of high school HOPE GPA (after completion of 10th grade) of 2.6 or higher;
  • Transcripts showing attainment of an Associate’s Degree or higher.
  • High school GPA of 2.0 or higher for entry into one of the Basic Entry Level Workforce Certificates

Applicants must have a valid picture ID to test.

Step Five

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the application for both the Federal Pell Grant AND the HOPE Scholarship/Grant. The application is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. THE SCHOOL CODE FOR WIREGRASS GEORGIA TECH IS 005256. Visit the Financial Aid web page for additional information on Financial Aid programs we offer.


Follow the links below for more information:

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CAMPUS LOCATIONS

Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
667 Perry House Road
Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
(229) 333-2105
Coffee County Campus
706 West Baker Highway
Douglas, Georgia 31533
(229) 333-2105
Cook County Workforce
Development Center
1676 North Elm Street
Sparks, Georgia 31647
(229) 333-2105
Valdosta Campus
4089 Val Tech Road
Valdosta, Georgia 31602
(229) 333-2105
Moody Extended Campus
(Moody AFB)
23rd FSS/FSDE
3010 Robinson Road
Moody AFB, Georgia 31699
(229) 253-9571