Georgia Gwinnett College

Georgia Gwinnett College is a four-year, accredited liberal arts college that provides access to targeted baccalaureate level degrees that meet the economic development needs of the growing and diverse population of Gwinnett County and the northeast Atlanta metropolitan region. GGC opened its doors in August 2006 as the nation’s first four-year public college founded in the 21st century, and the first four-year public college founded in Georgia in more than 100 years. Georgia Gwinnett produces contributing citizens and future leaders for Georgia and the nation. Its graduates are inspired to contribute to their local, state, national and international communities and are prepared to anticipate and respond effectively to an uncertain and changing world.

  • Georgia Gwinnett College was named the most ethnically diverse college in the Southern region by U.S. News & World Report College Compass, 2014
  • Georgia Gwinnett College leads the state in enrollment growth with nearly 11,000 students since opening in 2006, 2014
  • The new Allied Health and Sciences building positions GGC to do its part to fill critical employment gaps that exist in the STEM fields, 2014
  • GGC's student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) earned the institution's first national championship from the 2013 AITP National Collegiate Conference, 2013
  • GGC ranks 6th among Southern public colleges in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report’s Annual College Guide.
  • GGC is a 2012-2013 College of Distinction.
  • GGC ranks among the top 10 percent in the nation in four key categories: level of academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, supportive campus environment, and student/faculty interaction outside the classroom (2011 NSSE study).

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