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 23 students. Small classes, student support, high-tech classrooms and flexible scheduling make success possible for everyone at GGC.

View our general organizational chart and a snapshot of what GGC looks like:

Distinctions

  • New, four-year, public, liberal arts college – 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.
  • Lowest in-state tuition and fees among ranked public colleges, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2014).
  • Fifth highest-ranked Southern public regional college, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2014).
  • Most diverse college (public or private) in the Southern region, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine (2015).
  • Twice recognized as friendly to the military, 2014 and 2015.

Enrollment*

  • About 11,000 students (fall 2014).
  • About 70 percent are full-time, 30 percent part-time.
  • The student population is generally 50/50 male/female, with slightly more females.
  • GGC is the college of choice for Gwinnett, enrolling more Gwinnett County students than any other college or university. Almost 70 percent of GGC students are from Gwinnett.
  • Almost 100 nations are represented by the student body.

Faculty*

  • Full-time instructional faculty: 401.
  • Part-time instructional faculty: 189.
  • 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

  • The college has 15 majors with over 40 areas of concentration.
  • Small classes; average size is 23 students.
  • Evening and weekend classes are available.
  • Nearly all of the college’s full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or other professional terminal degree.
  • The faculty’s primary roles are teaching and student engagement, not research.
  • Flexible learning experience. Traditional classroom courses are taught during the day; evenings and weekends provide for different learning experiences. 

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 their 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 Programs offered (counseling, health services, 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 are fully-furnished, including well-equipped kitchenettes.
  • Exclusive amenities and benefits, including on-site laundry facilities that email you 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 Web site or e-mail. 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 with our GGC Facts.

*Exact numbers vary slightly from semester to semester