Georgia College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 155 colleges are active for serving college programs in Georgia. By school types, there are fifty-one public schools and 104 private schools. By school levels, seventy-three 4-years (or high) schools, fifty-one 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and thirty-one less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 155 Georgia schools, Emory University ranked first and Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus ranked second (view more at Georgia college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Georgia colleges is $12,395 for Georgia residents and $16,871 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 64.96% and the average SAT score is 1,080. The average number of students is 3,468 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Georgia colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Georgia Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Georgia ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles and narrow down the college list by using the buttons below.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,868$44,6761,44516.00%14,45890%9 to 1
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,964$31,3341,40521.00%32,72390%18 to 1
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,120$27,4761,33045.00%38,65287%17 to 1
Wesleyan College
Macon, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,190$24,3571,03044.00%76550%8 to 1
Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,946$12,2401,20571.00%2,01469%11 to 1
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,690$21,1741,14075.00%35,42046%21 to 1
Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,972-1,15543.00%2,17175%11 to 1
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,517$24,7901,15576.00%34,31655%23 to 1
Piedmont College
Demorest, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,520$10,6601,06054.00%2,44945%10 to 1
Young Harris College
Young Harris, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,667$9,0001,04065.00%1,42542%11 to 1
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,160-1,19568.00%1,26448%15 to 1
Augusta University
Augusta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,400$20,7121,11376.00%8,45840%16 to 1
Covenant College
Lookout Mountain, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,710$16,9621,21598.00%1,04665%13 to 1
Mercer University
Macon, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,995$15,2641,25574.00%8,74066%13 to 1
Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$44,250$16,810-65.00%1,03073%10 to 1
Columbus State University
Columbus, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,295$13,26498079.00%8,07638%16 to 1
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,704$20,8681,18580.00%6,98964%17 to 1
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,539$22,0041,12554.00%26,40850%20 to 1
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,576$18,9801,00059.00%13,73345%19 to 1
Savannah State University
Savannah, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,624$14,90696533.00%4,07729%17 to 1
Brewton-Parker College
Mount Vernon, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,900-96596.00%82620%15 to 1
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,488$18,3541,09081.00%19,72238%19 to 1
Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,695$15,4641,01055.00%3,91144%19 to 1
Shorter University
Rome, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,810$12,8001,03060.00%1,45237%14 to 1
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,468-1,082100.00%2,20654%14 to 1
Thomas University
Thomasville, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,970$12,520-38.00%1,31047%10 to 1
Valdosta State University
Valdosta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,638$18,6821,06557.00%11,21140%19 to 1
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,186$15,2061,03058.00%2,90738%16 to 1
DeVry University-Georgia
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,228$17,552-93.00%1,18119%28 to 1
Albany State University
Albany, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,656$15,58681566.00%6,37123%18 to 1
Clayton State University
Morrow, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,290$13,915-51.00%7,03830%19 to 1
Herzing University-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,200$11,680-90.00%76238%14 to 1
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,554$17,83690552.00%2,77635%17 to 1
Brenau University
Gainesville, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,720$13,7061,03058.00%2,84246%10 to 1
Reinhardt University
Waleska, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,228$9,2981,07592.00%1,56638%13 to 1
American InterContinental University-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,692$21,435--1,80623%18 to 1
Beulah Heights University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,492$8,510--41615%6 to 1
Gwinnett Technical College
Lawrenceville, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,636---9,12437%21 to 1
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Macon
Macon, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$20,140---42424%18 to 1
Institute of Medical Ultrasound
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$28,100---22100%9 to 1
Savannah Technical College
Savannah, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,442---3,81742%16 to 1
Vogue Beauty and Barber School
Hiram, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,000---57-14 to 1
Brown College of Court Reporting
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$12,945--100.00%18125%11 to 1
Lanier Technical College
Gainesville, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$6,666---4,05139%14 to 1
Virginia College-Columbus
Columbus, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---527-12 to 1
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Atlanta
Duluth, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$16,657---76858%13 to 1
Carver Bible College
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,100---60-4 to 1
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$31,800---72638%28 to 1
Altierus Career College-Norcross
Norcross, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,641---43465%24 to 1
Truett McConnell University
Cleveland, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,938$7,5621,04094.00%3,00140%20 to 1
Georgia Gwinnett College
Lawrenceville, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,734-1,00594.00%12,50821%18 to 1
Columbus Technical College
Columbus, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,442---3,30127%17 to 1
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$27,802--542--
Woodruff Medical Training and Testing
Tucker, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,495---14277%15 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Esani
Roswell, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,950---30377%14 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett
Lawrenceville, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---12042%25 to 1
Profile Institute of Barber-Styling
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500---1685%15 to 1
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Tifton, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,471-1,02573.00%4,29126%18 to 1
South University-Savannah
Savannah, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,000$16,320--99610%10 to 1
New Horizons Medical Institute
Norcross, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$7,834---114100%10 to 1
Athens Technical College
Athens, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,462---4,56744%14 to 1
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus
Columbus, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$20,140---70927%19 to 1
Interactive College of Technology-Morrow
Morrow, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$10,850---6426%10 to 1
New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder
Winder, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$7,834---3997%10 to 1
Southeastern Technical College
Vidalia, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,527---1,81735%11 to 1
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Augusta
Augusta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$20,140---49516%16 to 1
Andrew College
Cuthbert, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,172-90541.00%29319%9 to 1
Grady Health System Professional Schools
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$6,940---59-8 to 1
United Education Institute-Morrow
Morrow, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,900---85659%30 to 1
Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,484---3,56239%15 to 1
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
----384--
Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology
Dalton, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,000---25100%20 to 1
Cobb Beauty College Inc
Kennesaw, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,070---25-11 to 1
Augusta Technical College
Augusta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,632---4,40937%16 to 1
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Decatur, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$11,970---20096%35 to 1
Virginia College-Macon
Macon, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---298-9 to 1
Reformed University
Lawrenceville, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,360$7,400--139-11 to 1
Miami Ad School-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$19,400---45-9 to 1
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Sandersville, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,472---1,42852%9 to 1
Interdenominational Theological Center
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,999$16,272--293--
South University-Savannah Online
Savannah, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,580$14,520--6,9044%16 to 1
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,075$38,9751,14596.00%14,08670%21 to 1
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
Marietta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$26,501---38868%24 to 1
College of Coastal Georgia
Brunswick, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,839-1,00587.00%3,54627%19 to 1
Life University
Marietta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,596$9,2931,01496.00%2,74628%15 to 1
Chamberlain University-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,492--44.00%1,06850%11 to 1
South Georgia Technical College
Americus, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$6,662---2,08363%17 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw
Kennesaw, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---12645%17 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Savannah
Savannah, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---10048%17 to 1
Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus
Marietta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,830---14369%12 to 1
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Valdosta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,552---4,77345%14 to 1
Augusta School of Massage
Evans, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,900---2986%12 to 1
Helms College
Macon, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,117---30479%15 to 1
Middle Georgia State University
Macon, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,389$13,78898594.00%7,80223%18 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,935---21245%20 to 1
Dalton State College
Dalton, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,589---5,11825%23 to 1
South Georgia State College
Douglas, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,662---2,48214%23 to 1
Georgia State University-Perimeter College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$9,712--69.00%18,48718%20 to 1
Keune Academy by 124
Lawrenceville, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,900---9376%13 to 1
East Georgia State College
Swainsboro, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,488---2,94212%26 to 1
University of Phoenix-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--14310%5 to 1
International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,650---19638%20 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Morrow
Morrow, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---24053%19 to 1
Albany Technical College
Albany, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,396---3,18138%15 to 1
Georgia Highlands College
Rome, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,696---6,18412%20 to 1
Coastal Pines Technical College
Waycross, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$4,906---3,46740%15 to 1
Fortis College-Smyrna
Smyrna, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$14,630---61355%24 to 1
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,354---1,24623%23 to 1
Point University
West Point, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,850$16,70099529.00%2,24828%17 to 1
Emory University-Oxford College
Oxford, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$53,868-1,43820.00%99395%11 to 1
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Atlanta
Marietta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,100---7866%14 to 1
Atlanta School of Massage
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,439---24074%20 to 1
Gordon State College
Barnesville, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,695-93084.00%3,66317%20 to 1
DMost Beauty & Body Institute
Lithia Springs, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,050---10-15 to 1
Paine College
Augusta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,595-87165.00%46913%10 to 1
Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails
Columbus, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,700---9664%15 to 1
Gwinnett College-Lilburn
Lilburn, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$9,925---9330%15 to 1
Georgia Central University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,220$6,700--55-8 to 1
Hogan Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics
Lilburn, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,700---14-4 to 1
Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$13,000---10570%11 to 1
LaGrange College
Lagrange, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,370$19,6581,07449.00%1,02941%11 to 1
Virginia College-Savannah
Savannah, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---535-11 to 1
West Georgia Technical College
Waco, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,452---7,18430%18 to 1
Chattahoochee Technical College
Marietta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,520---10,48322%22 to 1
Elaine Sterling Institute
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,555--71.00%13471%16 to 1
The Creative Circus
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$46,112---2086%6 to 1
Interactive College of Technology-Gainesville
Gainesville, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$10,850---3036%12 to 1
Omnitech Institute
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$23,999---11870%12 to 1
Columbia Theological Seminary
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,770--176--
Savannah Law School
Savannah, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
----51--
Toccoa Falls College
Toccoa Falls, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,120$11,2201,03560.00%1,65646%14 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Augusta
Augusta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---8148%16 to 1
Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs
Rome, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,000$11,760-33.00%3540%14 to 1
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Rome, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,462---5,83747%19 to 1
Woodruff Medical Training and Testing
Gainesville, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000---8780%8 to 1
Luther Rice College & Seminary
Lithonia, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,448$6,156-50.00%91950%22 to 1
Pro Way Hair School
Stone Mountain, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,860---13258%15 to 1
Central Georgia Technical College
Warner Robins, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,442---8,21935%14 to 1
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Clarkston, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,578---3,37451%15 to 1
Virginia College-Augusta
Augusta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$15,800---840-16 to 1
Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee
Chamblee, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$10,250---41935%23 to 1
Emmanuel College
Franklin Springs, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,220-1,02046.00%92041%13 to 1
Georgia Military College
Milledgeville, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,210---8,81228%20 to 1
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,540---2,01452%14 to 1
Strayer University-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135--7,53020%40 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Northlake
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---9243%25 to 1
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology
Athens, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,895---31178%20 to 1
Georgia Career Institute
Conyers, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,700---43061%20 to 1
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,131---2,18717%16 to 1
Southern Regional Technical College
Thomasville, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,402---4,63732%14 to 1
North Georgia Technical College
Clarkesville, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,422---2,61232%15 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody
Dunwoody, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---7630%14 to 1
Southern Crescent Technical College
Griffin, GA
Public, 2-4 years
$5,526---4,90543%16 to 1
MAK Beauty Institute
Cumming, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000---23-1 to 1
Atlanta Institute of Music and Media
Duluth, GA
Private, 2-4 years
$37,220---18261%11 to 1
Average$16,871$16,8591,08064.96%3,46846%16 to 1