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Located in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Gwinnett Technical College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Lawrenceville makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

2,037 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#182 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#346 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade 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
#10 Most Popular Carpentry Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Culinary Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Gwinnett Technical College?


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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.


Gender Diversity

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


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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.


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 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 #1,000 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GTC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of GTC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 33%

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 Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #39
Health & Medical Administrative Services #149

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 194 27 47 268
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 127 0 0 127
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 125 0 0 125
Welding Technology/Welder 80 0 29 109
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 55 5 42 102
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 49 24 16 89
Carpentry/Carpenter 52 0 21 73
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 69 0 0 69
Surgical Technology/Technologist 39 24 0 63
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician & Veterinary Assistant 25 20 0 45
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 19 12 7 38
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller 29 0 0 29
Radiologic Technology 0 26 0 26
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology/Technician 23 0 0 23
Dental Assisting/Assistant 11 0 10 21
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 20 0 0 20
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 19 0 0 19
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 10 9 19
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 18 0 18
Solar Energy Technology/Technician 17 0 0 17
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 16 0 0 16
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 1 14 0 15
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 15 15
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 13 0 13
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 11 0 0 11
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 10 0 10
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 10 0 0 10
Clinical Research Coordinator 8 0 0 8
Other Engineering Technologies & Engineering-Related Fields 0 6 0 6
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 6 6
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 6 0 0 6
Barbering/Barber 0 0 4 4
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector 0 0 0 0
Building/Property Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Electrician 0 0 0 0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,005 209 206 1,420


*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.

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