GWINNETT – Gwinnett Technical College has once again been recognized as one of the best in the nation. The College has earned significant national recognition for its outstanding Veterans Services in Military Times®.
Military Times released their Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 rankings and Gwinnett Tech is ranked second among career and technical colleges in the nation, for its commitment to education and providing opportunities to America’s veterans, service members and their families. This marks the fourth consecutive year Gwinnett Tech has moved up in the rankings and the third consecutive year in the Top 5. In 2019, the College was ranked 3rd in the nation.
“Gwinnett Tech is honored to be named one of the top colleges in the nation for Veterans. Our Office of Veterans Affairs has worked diligently over the last three years to remove any barriers veterans, service members and their families may face while enrolling in college, and activating their GI Bill and all other available veterans benefits,” stated Dr. D. Glen Cannon, president of Gwinnett Technical College.
Gwinnett Tech Veteran Services include:
- Admissions Fee Waiver
- Assistance with GI Bill© certification
- Dedicated Computer Lab
- Priority Registration
- Program Supplies Provided
- Student Veterans Organization
- Texts for Troops Program
- Veterans Scholarships
- Veterans Engagement Advisor
- Yellow Ribbon Program
“Gwinnett Tech is dedicated to providing support for our veterans to ensure they are successful the day they decide to enroll at Gwinnett Tech, to the day they walk across the stage at graduation and start their next career,” stated Travis Simpson, coordinator of Gwinnett Tech’s Office of Veterans Affairs.
Annually, Military Times® invites career and technical colleges from across the U.S. to complete a rigorous survey comprised of 150 questions, about their operations involving current and former service members and their families. Additional data is then collected from the Veterans Affairs and Defense departments, as well as three Educational Department sources: the IPEDS Data Center, College Scorecard, and the Cohort Default Rate Database. Institutions are independently evaluated in five key categories: university culture, student support, academic outcomes/quality, academic policies and cost and financial aid.
For more information about Gwinnett Technical College’s commitment to military students, visit the Office of Veterans Affairs or call 678-226-6343.
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About Gwinnett Tech: Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia’s largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The College offers more than 140 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech is Gwinnett County’s largest provider of corporate training and also serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit GwinnettTech.edu. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.