GGC enrollment increases 5.9 percent for Fall 2015
Georgia Gwinnett College experienced a significant increase in its Fall 2015 enrollment, according to a recent enrollment report issued by the University System of Georgia (USG). GGC’s fall 2015 enrollment is 11,468, 5.9 percent higher than its fall 2014 enrollment of 10,828.
GGC’s enrollment includes 5,002 freshmen, 2,333 sophomore, 1,834 juniors, 1,829 seniors and 112 transient/other. Another 358 students are dual-enrolled at Georgia Gwinnett and their local high schools. Of the total, just over 3,000 students are new to GGC this semester.
The student body is 56.2 percent female and 43.8 percent male, and its average age is 22.7. About 1,730 students are of non-traditional college age.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized GGC as the most ethnically diverse Southern Regional college, both public and private, for the second consecutive year. The USG enrollment report includes the following self-declared student race/ethnicity data*:
- White – 4,083 or 35.6 percent
- Black or African American – 3,742 or 32.6 percent
- Hispanic/Latino of any race – 1,938 or 16.9 percent
- Asian – 1,163 or 10.1 percent
- Two or more races – 427 or 3.7 percent
- Unknown/undeclared – 90 or 0.8 percent
- American Indian or Alaska Native – 16 or 0.1 percent
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander – 9 or 0.1 percent
The full USG news release and the Semester Enrollment Report for Fall 2015 may be accessed at http://www.usg.edu/news/release/university_system_of_georgia_enrollment_increases_for_fall_2015_semester.
* – Statistics include rounded data