Georgia Gwinnett College is a dynamic learning community where student engagement and faculty-student mentoring are the hallmark. GGC has an average class size of 21 students. Small classes, student support, high-tech classrooms and flexible scheduling make success possible for everyone at GGC.

Distinctions

  • Established in 2005 as the nation's first four-year public college founded in the 21st century, and the first four-year public institution created in Georgia in more than 100 years
  • A College of Distinction
  • Second lowest graduate debt among Southern regional colleges, both public and private, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2017)
  • No. 10 top public school in the Southern region, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2017)
  • Most ethnically divers Southern regional college, public or private, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Recognized as friendly to the military (2014, 2015, 2016)

Enrollment*

  • More than 12,000 students (fall 2016)
  • About 68 percent are full-time, 32 percent part-time
  • Student population is 56 percent female, 44 percent male.
  • College of choice for Gwinnett, enrolling more Gwinnett County students than any other institution. About 70 percent of GGC students are from Gwinnett.
  • 37 U.S. states and 126 nations represented among the student body

Faculty*

  • Full-time instructional faculty: 458
  • Part-time instructional faculty: 240
  • Nearly all of the college’s full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or other professional terminal degree.
  • Faculty are available to students via cell phone for questions and academic assistance outside the office.
  • The faculty’s primary roles are teaching and student engagement.

Academics

  • 15 majors with over 40 areas of concentration
  • Small classes; average size of 21 students
  • Available evening and weekend classes
  • Flexible scheduling (weekday, evening and weekend classes) to accommodates today's busy students 

Student Support and Faculty Engagement

  • Student Success programs ensure that all GGC students, regardless of their academic preparation, have comprehensive support to develop skills needed to succeed.
  • Faculty mentors work closely with students throughout their years at Georgia Gwinnett College.
  • Faculty are available to students via cell phone for questions and academic assistance outside the office.
  • First Year Matters helps develop student skills and attitudes necessary for college and life success.
  • Career Services available.
  • Disability Services provided.
  • Student wellness programming offers counseling, health services and fitness.
  • Honors Program

Student Life

Housing

  • Access to thriving Residence Life program
  • Two-, four-, six-, eight- or 12-bedroom suites, featuring private bedrooms and shared living spaces
  • All suites fully furnished, including well-equipped kitchenettes
  • Exclusive amenities and benefits, including on-site laundry facilities that email when your clothes are done

Technology

  • Students are immersed in a high-level technology environment in every classroom.
  • All classrooms feature “smart” technology. Teachers control many different tools while lecturing – the internet, media players and overhead digital projectors. A built-in recorder can capture the lecture and save it to a website or email. Students have more options for acquiring, reviewing and retaining lecture content.
  • Online tools give students access to class information, providing the flexibility to learn at home, in the classroom or in the office. 

Learn more about our students and campus through our history and GGC Facts.

View our general organizational chart to get a snapshot of GGC's administrative structure.

*Exact numbers vary slightly from semester to semester.