Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
Tel: (770)962-7580
  • 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 7,234 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Gwinnett Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Gwinnett County, GA.
  • The nearest community college is Gwinnett College-Lilburn (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 219 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Gwinnett Technical College (GA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 219 staff 98 staff
Gwinnett Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,234 has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,234 students 2,485 students
Gwinnett Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 27:1
Gwinnett Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,007 students 1,092 students
Gwinnett Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,227 students 1,393 students
Gwinnett Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Gwinnett Technical College Enrollment Breakdown GA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
7%
2%
Gwinnett Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
11%
5%
Gwinnett Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
28%
33%
Gwinnett Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
46%
48%
Gwinnett Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Gwinnett Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
10%
Gwinnett Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.69 0.65
Gwinnett Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
18%
29%
Gwinnett Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $36,100 $30,100
Gwinnett Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,796 is less than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,932 is less than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,796 $3,413
Gwinnett Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,932 $7,181
Gwinnett Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 93%
Gwinnett Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,253 $12,875
Gwinnett Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,203 $5,574
Gwinnett Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,241 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 73%. 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.