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Gwinnett Technical College Overview

Gwinnett Technical College is a public institution located in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Lawrenceville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Gwinnett Technical College Known For?

3,171 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at GTC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 18% of the faculty were full-time.

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Gwinnett Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

GTC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#124 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at GTC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Computer Software & Applications Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Gwinnett Technical College?

Location of Gwinnett Technical College

Contact details for GTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
Phone: 770-962-7580
Website: https://www.GwinnettTech.edu

How Do I Get Into GTC?

You can apply to GTC online at: https://gwinnett.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/Login.aspx

Gwinnett Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Gwinnett Technical College?

30% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At GTC, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $4,523 a year. That adds up to $18,092 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at GTC is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Gwinnett Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,037 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,539 undergraduate students at GTC, with 2,037 being full-time and 7,502 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  GTC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,037 full-time undergraduates at GTC, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  GTC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gwinnett Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of GTC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 161
Black or African American 613
Hispanic or Latino 385
White 689
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 163

Online Learning at Gwinnett Technical College

1,089 Took All Classes Online
3,270 Took At Least One Class Online
10.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,270 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at GTC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 68th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of GTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gwinnett Technical College was 10.2%. This is the #1,325 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GTC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at GTC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at GTC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health & Medical Administrative Services #171
Health Professions #464

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Gwinnett Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 170 114 92 376
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 194 27 47 268
Allied Health Professions 94 96 42 232
Accounting 102 45 38 185
Business Administration & Management 66 37 35 138
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 127 0 0 127
Health Sciences & Services 125 0 0 125
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 94 20 6 120
Computer Programming 46 42 30 118
Precision Metal Working 80 0 29 109
Design & Applied Arts 54 30 16 100
Business Support & Assistant Services 43 23 32 98
Human Development & Family Studies 89 0 0 89
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 49 24 16 89
Construction Management 36 28 16 80
Carpentry 52 0 21 73
Health & Medical Administrative Services 57 14 0 71
Nursing 0 66 0 66
Hospitality Management 38 15 11 64
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 42 12 7 61
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 25 30 55
Computer Software & Applications 17 15 13 45
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 44 0 0 44
Data Processing 39 0 0 39
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 18 20 38
Human Resource Management 37 0 0 37
Marketing 8 13 15 36
Culinary Arts 17 10 9 36
General Sales & Marketing 35 0 0 35
Horticulture 7 10 9 26
Computer Information Systems 22 0 0 22
Dental Support Services 11 0 10 21
Electronics Engineering Technology 20 0 0 20
Cosmetology 0 0 19 19
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 9 10 0 19
Environmental Control Technology 17 0 0 17
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 16 0 0 16
Entrepreneurial Studies 14 0 0 14
Writing Studies 11 0 0 11
Teaching Assistants 10 0 0 10
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 10 0 0 10
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 6 0 6
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 5 0 5
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 1 0 0 1
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,903 705 563 3,171

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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