Colleges in Atlanta, Georgia Statistics

Atlanta is a city in Georgia. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 5,449,398 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, thirty-five colleges are active for serving college programs in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, there are 49 colleges located within 15 miles from Atlanta.
By school types, there are six public and twenty-nine private schools. By school levels, there are twenty 4-years (or high) schools, seven 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and eight less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Thirty-two schools offer undergraduate programs and thirteen schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Atlanta, Georgia is $15,994 for Georgia residents and $20,007 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 62.75% and the average SAT score is 1,207. A total of 131,839 students enrolled in schools in Atlanta, Georgia, of which 23,501 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Colleges in Atlan Comparison Table

The following table lists 35 colleges located in Atlanta and 15 schools near Atlanta, Georgia ordered by distance from Atlanta. 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. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From AtlantaUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Interdenominational Theological Center
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.04 miles$13,999293--$16,272--
Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.19 miles$21,6953,91144%19 to 1$15,46455.00%1,010
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.23 miles$29,4682,20654%14 to 1-100.00%1,082
Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.36 miles$29,9722,17175%11 to 1-43.00%1,155
Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
1.42 miles$16,93521245%20 to 1---
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.50 miles-542--$27,802--
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
1.72 miles$33,96432,72390%18 to 1$31,33421.00%1,405
Institute of Medical Ultrasound
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
2.04 miles$28,10022100%9 to 1---
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
2.05 miles$31,80072638%28 to 1---
Herzing University-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.10 miles$14,20076238%14 to 1$11,68090.00%-
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.17 miles$24,51734,31655%23 to 1$24,79076.00%1,155
Georgia State University-Perimeter College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
2.21 miles$9,71218,48718%20 to 1-69.00%-
Brown College of Court Reporting
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
2.41 miles$12,94518125%11 to 1-100.00%-
Grady Health System Professional Schools
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
2.47 miles$6,94059-8 to 1---
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.91 miles-384-----
Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
3.65 miles$5,4843,56239%15 to 1---
Miami Ad School-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.74 miles$19,40045-9 to 1---
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atlanta, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
3.86 miles$10,1312,18717%16 to 1---
Beulah Heights University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.12 miles$8,49241615%6 to 1$8,510--
The Creative Circus
Atlanta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
4.92 miles$46,1122086%6 to 1---
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.89 miles$53,86814,45890%9 to 1$44,67616.00%1,445
Profile Institute of Barber-Styling
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.96 miles$17,5001685%15 to 1---
Elaine Sterling Institute
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.73 miles$14,55513471%16 to 1-71.00%-
DeVry University-Georgia
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.24 miles$15,2281,18119%28 to 1$17,55293.00%-
Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.31 miles$44,2501,03073%10 to 1$16,81065.00%-
Columbia Theological Seminary
Decatur, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.09 miles-176--$15,770--
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
9.32 miles$41,1601,26448%15 to 1-68.00%1,195
International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.35 miles$16,65019638%20 to 1---
Omnitech Institute
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.41 miles$23,99911870%12 to 1---
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
Marietta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
10.43 miles$26,50138868%24 to 1---
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Clarkston, GA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
10.97 miles$5,5783,37451%15 to 1---
Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee
Chamblee, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
11.05 miles$10,25041935%23 to 1---
Chamberlain University-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
11.09 miles$20,4921,06850%11 to 1-44.00%-
Empire Beauty School-Northlake
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
11.18 miles$19,2609243%25 to 1---
Strayer University-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
11.43 miles$13,5157,53020%40 to 1$15,135--
Fortis College-Smyrna
Smyrna, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
11.77 miles$14,63061355%24 to 1---
Woodruff Medical Training and Testing
Tucker, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
11.82 miles$11,49514277%15 to 1---
Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus
Marietta, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
11.93 miles$14,83014369%12 to 1---
University of Phoenix-Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.06 miles$9,55214310%5 to 1$16,752--
Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
12.36 miles$13,00010570%11 to 1---
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.59 miles$19,3541,24623%23 to 1---
Atlanta School of Massage
Atlanta, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.74 miles$14,43924074%20 to 1---
Pro Way Hair School
Stone Mountain, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.78 miles$19,86013258%15 to 1---
American InterContinental University-Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.78 miles$12,6921,80623%18 to 1$21,435--
Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody
Dunwoody, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.80 miles$19,2607630%14 to 1---
Clayton State University
Morrow, GA
Public, 4 years
four-years
12.86 miles$16,2907,03830%19 to 1$13,91551.00%-
Life University
Marietta, GA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.90 miles$13,5962,74628%15 to 1$9,29396.00%1,014
Chattahoochee Technical College
Marietta, GA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
13.76 miles$5,52010,48322%22 to 1---
United Education Institute-Morrow
Morrow, GA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
13.96 miles$19,90085659%30 to 1---
Interactive College of Technology-Morrow
Morrow, GA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
14.07 miles$10,8506426%10 to 1---
Average-$20,007131,83947%15 to 1$20,04662.75%1,207