Gwinnett Technical College

Tel: (770)962-7580
6,632 students
Public institution

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In a nutshell, Gwinnett Tech's mission is to make you successful. Formally stated, the vision of Gwinnett Technical College is to be the recognized leader in providing relevant knowledge to students, businesses and their employees for life. The mission is to anticipate and exceed the educational and workforce training needs of our community.
School Highlights:
Gwinnett Technical College serves 6,632 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Gwinnett Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Gwinnett County, GA.
The nearest community college is Gwinnett College-Lilburn (5.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 203 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Gwinnett Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 203 staff
59 staff
Gwinnett Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,632 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,632 students
1,269 students
Gwinnett Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
22:1
Gwinnett Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,160 students
810 students
Gwinnett Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,472 students
1,017 students
Gwinnett Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Gwinnett Technical College sch enrollment Gwinnett Technical College sta enrollment
% Asian
7%
2%
Gwinnett Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Gwinnett Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
34%
12%
Gwinnett Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
39%
57%
Gwinnett Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Gwinnett Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Gwinnett Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Gwinnett Technical College sch ethnicity Gwinnett Technical College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.64 0.53
Gwinnett Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,700 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,740 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $5,742
Gwinnett Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,740 $10,260
Gwinnett Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Gwinnett Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Gwinnett Technical College was established in 1984 under the name Gwinnett Area Technical School. Originally intended to be an area magnet school with an emphasis on health and business education programs, local industry leaders identified the critical need for adding additional programs that would prepare students for the emerging high-tech workplace. Today, Gwinnett Technical College continues to partner with business and industry to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art educational and training facility for Gwinnett County and the surrounding region. Students and employers alike have come to recognize that a degree from Gwinnett Tech indicates a rigorous and relevant education designed to help students excel and succeed in a dynamic marketplace Gwinnett Technical College is your workforce specialist providing relevant knowledge for career advancement and improved quality of life. Our programs focus on real-world education for real-world jobs and help you gain the knowledge you need to realize your dreams. Serving the region for over 20 years, Gwinnett Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has a long history of providing quality education for citizens and the business community.

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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,667 per year for in-state students and $6,081 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,393 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett College-Lilburn. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.