Lanier Technical College sets new all-time record for enrollment!

January 28, 2020

It’s official! Lanier Technical College’s Spring Semester 2020 enrollment is the largest of any academic term in the history of the College!! The new enrollment record reached 4,707 students.

This is the second semester in a row that Lanier Technical College has had an all-time record enrollment. This semester’s record setting enrollment is occurring in one of the strongest economies on record in the state. Typically, Georgia’s technical colleges have lower enrollment during a strong economy.

This Spring Semester 2020 saw 1,650 new students admitted to Lanier Technical College.

Lanier Tech’s seven-county service area has the lowest unemployment rate of any of Georgia’s 22 technical colleges. The record enrollment shows that more and more Georgians realize the value of a technical college education to obtain a great career and an outstanding collegiate education.

Additionally, enrollment at the Hall and Barrow Campuses are at all-time highs for individual campuses. Enrollment at the Forsyth Campus is the largest ever for a January start and is second only to Fall 2019 in terms of all-time enrollment.

This Spring Semester 2020 saw 1,650 new students admitted to Lanier Technical College.

Prior to 2019 and 2020, Lanier Tech’s record-setting enrollment occurred in the recession years of 2009-2010 and 2010-2011.

Lanier Technical College has a 100 percent job placement rate five out the past seven years. The College offers over 50 programs of study in some of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields including healthcare, energy, business and industry, and public or private service. Lanier Technical College is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. For more information about Lanier Technical College, visit or phone 770-533-7000.