LAWRENCEVILLE - With college students just settling back into classes for Spring Semester, it's clear that Gwinnett Tech is in the midst of a record year for enrollment growth.
The Technical College System of Georgia has released final numbers for fall term, the first half of this academic year, reporting that Gwinnett Tech's enrollment increase of 7.4 percent was the largest in the state.
Fall enrollment at GTC reached an all-time record for the college with 7,180 students registered for classes. The college also posted a 5.7 percent increase in credit hours taken. Gwinnett Tech's enrollment is now double what it was in the fall of 2000.
While not yet final, enrollment numbers for Spring Semester 2014, which began Jan. 6, are keeping pace. After an additional registration period for Term C later this semester, enrollment is projected to remain about 7,000 students.
Key enrollment trends at Gwinnett Tech for the 2013-2014 academic year: