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Gwinnett Technical College is a public institution located in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Lawrenceville is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

1,811 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Gwinnett Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Health Sciences & Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#6 Best Value Electronics Engineering Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Dental Support Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Value Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards GTC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#10 Best Surgical Technology Schools College Factual
#16 Best Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Schools College Factual
#23 Best Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Computer Science Degree
#28 Best Radiologic Technology Schools College Factual
#41 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Schools College Factual
#158 Best Allied Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is Gwinnett Technical College?

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Contact details for GTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
Phone: 770-962-7580

Can I Afford GTC?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
30% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time GTC students paid $100 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $200 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,400 $4,800
Fees $836 $836
Books and Supplies $1,750 $1,750

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 $5,634 a year. That adds up to $22,536 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

1,811 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,576 undergraduate students at GTC, with 1,811 being full-time and 6,765 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,811 full-time undergraduates at GTC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 171
Black or African American 576
Hispanic or Latino 341
White 593
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Online Learning at Gwinnett Technical College

3,170 Took All Classes Online
5,960 Took At Least One Class Online
50.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 5,960 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 32nd most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of GTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gwinnett Technical College was 50.7%. This is the #559 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GTC regardless of major.

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 219 61 87 367
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 252 0 0 252
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 147 0 0 147
Welding Technology/Welder 86 0 27 113
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 45 18 16 79
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 39 5 29 73
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 40 22 7 69
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 62 0 0 62
Carpentry/Carpenter 45 0 10 55
Surgical Technology 26 27 0 53
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 25 8 4 37
General Drafting & Design Technology 34 0 0 34
Radiologic Technology 7 24 0 31
Dental Assisting/Assistant 17 0 14 31
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 31 31
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 28 0 0 28
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller 24 0 0 24
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 20 0 20
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 11 9 20
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 18 0 18
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 17 0 0 17
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 14 0 0 14
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 11 0 0 11
Barbering/Barber 0 0 10 10
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 8 0 0 8
Other Engineering Technologies & Engineering-Related Fields 0 7 0 7
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 7 7
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 7 0 7
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology 7 0 0 7
Clinical Research Coordinator 7 0 0 7
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 5 0 5
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 4 0 0 4
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector 0 0 0 0
Building/Property Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,164 233 251 1,648

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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