Gwinnett Technical College Earns National Recognition for Veterans Services

GWINNETT –Gwinnett Technical College is once again being recognized as one of the best in the nation. The College has earned national recognition for its outstanding Veterans Services in Military Friendly® magazine.

Military Friendly® released their Military Times Best: Colleges 2023-2024 rankings, and Gwinnett Tech is ranked fifth among large community colleges in the nation for its commitment to education and providing opportunities to America’s veterans, service members, and their families. This accomplishment marks the third consecutive year Gwinnett Tech has ranked in the Top 5 nationwide.

“Gwinnett Tech is honored to be named one of the top colleges in the nation for Veterans. Our Office of Military and Veteran Student Support continually strives to serve prospective and current students as they transition from military life to civilian life,” stated Dr. D. Glen Cannon, president of Gwinnett Technical College.

Gwinnett Tech Veteran Services include:

  • Veterans Educational Benefits Support
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Veterans Scholarships
  • Dedicated Computer Lab
  • Student Veterans Organization
  • Career Counseling
  • Laptop Lending Program
  • Text for Troops
  • Priority Registration
  • Application Fee Wavier

“Our office is deeply committed to helping veterans repurpose their military training and skills into lucrative careers in both public and private sectors,” stated Travis Simpson, Gwinnett Tech’s Office of Military and Veteran Student Support manager.

Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by Viqtory with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution’s survey scores with the assessment of the institution’s ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer), and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.

For more information about Gwinnett Technical College’s commitment to military students, visit the Office of Military and Veteran Student Support or call 678-226-6343.

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 corporate training provider and 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 A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.