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International Students

Gwinnett Technical College welcomes students from around the world and values the diversity that international students bring to our campus.  Gwinnett Tech’s diverse international student population translates to a stronger multicultural experience for all students. As a prospective student, the following links provide admissions information based on your specific desired Visa status.

F Type Visa Students

Thank you for your interest in applying to Gwinnett Technical College as an F Type Visa Student. Gwinnett Technical College is certified to offer Associate Degree programs for F Type Visa students. Unfortunately, GTC’s English Language programs are not available to F Type Visa students.

GTC’s Office of International Student Services is available to assist you with any questions you may have. We will be happy to guide you through the admissions process, serve as your DSO for SEVIS, and advise you on your transition into the college and the community.

Please email if you have any questions about the admissions process.

M Type Visa Students

Unfortunately, M Type Visa students are not eligible for enrollment at Gwinnett Technical College.

For information on other institutions in the United States that may admit M Type Visa students, please visit

For information on other Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) institutions that may admit M Type Visa students, please visit

All Other International Students

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is not required for Admissions non-F type Visa students. However, a score of 500 or higher on the written test or a score of 173 or higher on the computerized version of TOEFL is recommended.

If you are not an F or M type student, Admissions requirements can be found on Gwinnett Technical College’s Admissions Requirements page.

If you are ready to start, go to the Admissions Application.