Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 8,576 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is same as the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,576 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,796
  • Out-state tuition: $4,932
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Gwinnett Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 621 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Gwinnett Technical College
(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
621 staff
209 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Gwinnett Technical College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Gwinnett Technical College diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,576 students
2,400 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,811 students
882 students
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# Part-Time Students
6,765 students
1,518 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Gwinnett Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
585 students
245 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,811 students
940 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
71 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
6,765 students
1,740 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
37 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
654 students
% Asian
9%
3%
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% Hispanic
17%
8%
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% Black
29%
31%
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% White
36%
47%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
7%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.74
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
44%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$36,100
$29,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,796 is less than the state average of $3,753. 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 $7,419. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,796
$3,753
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,932
$7,419
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,250
$12,139
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
SAT Reading
n/a
465
SAT Math
n/a
450
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Gwinnett Technical College cost?
Gwinnett Technical College's tuition is approximately $2,796 for In-State students and $4,932 for Out-State students.
What is Gwinnett Technical College's ranking?
Gwinnett Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Georgia for: Diversity in US community colleges, Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 8,576 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,796
  • Out-state tuition: $4,932
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,753 per year for in-state students and $7,419 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,341 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Emory University-Oxford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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