Gwinnett Technical College

  • 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 9,124 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Placements

Gwinnett Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 219 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gwinnett Technical College(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty219 staff94 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Gwinnett Technical College has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The Gwinnett Technical College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,124 students2,712 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,964 students1,008 students
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# Part-Time Students7,160 students1,704 students
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% Asian
8%
3%
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% Hispanic
15%
7%
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% Black
35%
35%
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% White
30%
42%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
9%
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Diversity Score0.750.69
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College Completion Rate
36%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,100$29,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,796 is less than the state average of $4,048. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,932 is less than the state average of $7,714. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,796$4,048
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,932$7,714
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,514$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,304$5,625
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Gwinnett Technical College is Gwinnett College-Lilburn (5.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,048 per year for in-state students and $7,714 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 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 score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Gwinnett Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.