Colleges in Georgia

Georgia has 51 private and 30 public 4-year colleges that enroll 336,445 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $4,044 (for in-state students) and $14,057 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $19,161 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Georgia provided $169,716,248 in financial aid to 33,614 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $156,647,025 in grant and scholarships to 14,520 students.

Georgia receives 4.3% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 25,998 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $118,325,360 in pell grant ($4,518 per student on average) and 30,814 students received a total amount of $169,765,931 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($6,088 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Georgia

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Location: Tifton, GA

Public $8,123 $2,451 $9,058
66%
Agnes Scott College

Location: Decatur, GA

Private
not for profit
$21,315 $38,232 $38,232
65%
Albany State University

Location: Albany, GA

Public $12,183 $3,888 $14,136
50%
American InterContinental University-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$19,244 $15,290 $15,290
Open admission
Argosy University-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$17,257 $13,048 $13,048
Open admission
Armstrong State University

Location: Savannah, GA

Public $18,854 $3,886 $14,142
80%
Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public $5,026 $2,320 $8,658
Open admission
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
Augusta University

Location: Augusta, GA

Public $13,180 $6,592 $21,300
77%
Bainbridge State College

Location: Bainbridge, GA

Public $3,574 $2,181 $8,256
Open admission
Berry College

Location: Mount Berry, GA

Private
not for profit
$24,811 $33,330 $33,330
62%
Beulah Heights University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$13,971 $9,090 $9,090
Open admission
Brenau University

Location: Gainesville, GA

Private
not for profit
$19,650 $26,752 $26,752
36%
Brewton-Parker College

Location: Mount Vernon, GA

Private
not for profit
$17,511 $15,660 $15,660
Open admission
Carver Bible College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$11,304 $9,960 $9,960
Open admission
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Georgia

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$25,481 $18,630 $18,630
57%
Clark Atlanta University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$27,725 $19,880 $19,880
72%
Clayton State University

Location: Morrow, GA

Public $10,330 $3,886 $14,142
41%
College of Coastal Georgia

Location: Brunswick, GA

Public $10,354 $2,451 $9,058
95%
Columbia Theological Seminary

Location: Decatur, GA

Private
not for profit
Columbus State University

Location: Columbus, GA

Public $11,596 $4,181 $14,755
53%
Covenant College

Location: Lookout Mountain, GA

Private
not for profit
$24,803 $31,320 $31,320
96%
Dalton State College

Location: Dalton, GA

Public $6,187 $2,451 $9,058
Open admission
Darton State College

Location: Albany, GA

Public $8,494 $2,181 $8,256
Open admission
DeVry University-Georgia

Location: Decatur, GA

Private
for profit
$28,039 $19,488 $19,488
86%
East Georgia State College

Location: Swainsboro, GA

Public $4,581 $2,181 $8,256
Open admission
Emmanuel College

Location: Franklin Springs, GA

Private
not for profit
$16,185 $18,990 $18,990
41%
Emory University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$24,804 $47,300 $47,300
25%
Fort Valley State University

Location: Fort Valley, GA

Public $12,484 $3,886 $3,886
26%
Georgia Christian University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$20,958 $4,800 $4,800
Open admission
Georgia College and State University

Location: Milledgeville, GA

Public $19,717 $7,180 $25,528
85%
Georgia Gwinnett College

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Public $12,384 $3,844 $14,348
Open admission
Georgia Highlands College

Location: Rome, GA

Public $5,688 $2,181 $8,256
Open admission
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public $13,340 $9,812 $30,004
26%
Georgia Military College

Location: Milledgeville, GA

Public $6,210 $5,445 $5,445
Open admission
Georgia Southern University

Location: Statesboro, GA

Public $16,121 $4,181 $14,755
65%
Georgia Southwestern State University

Location: Americus, GA

Public $12,453 $3,886 $14,142
68%
Georgia State University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public $14,573 $6,846 $21,414
59%
Gordon State College

Location: Barnesville, GA

Public $12,927 $2,874 $10,619
54%
Herzing University-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$23,543 $13,000 $13,000
96%
Interdenominational Theological Center

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
Kennesaw State University

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Public $17,441 $4,180 $14,756
59%
LaGrange College

Location: Lagrange, GA

Private
not for profit
$19,262 $28,160 $28,160
58%
Life University

Location: Marietta, GA

Private
not for profit
$27,123 $10,170 $10,170
92%
Luther Rice College & Seminary

Location: Lithonia, GA

Private
not for profit
$6,988 $6,120 $6,120
76%
Mercer University

Location: Macon, GA

Private
not for profit
$20,692 $34,830 $34,830
69%
Middle Georgia State University

Location: Macon, GA

Public $9,538 $2,608 $9,637
71%
Morehouse College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$31,381 $24,565 $24,565
66%
Morehouse School of Medicine

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
Oglethorpe University

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$21,052 $35,000 $35,000
80%
Paine College

Location: Augusta, GA

Private
not for profit
$16,530 $12,705 $12,705
25%
Piedmont College

Location: Demorest, GA

Private
not for profit
$17,312 $23,112 $23,112
57%
Point University

Location: West Point, GA

Private
not for profit
$16,174 $18,100 $18,100
51%
Reinhardt University

Location: Waleska, GA

Private
not for profit
$20,742 $20,744 $20,744
87%
Savannah College of Art and Design

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
not for profit
$40,856 $35,190 $35,190
72%
Savannah Law School

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
for profit
Savannah State University

Location: Savannah, GA

Public $10,298 $3,886 $14,142
51%
Shorter University

Location: Rome, GA

Private
not for profit
$17,447 $21,300 $21,300
61%
Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs

Location: Marietta, GA

Private
not for profit
$20,157
64%
South Georgia State College

Location: Douglas, GA

Public $8,951 $2,181 $8,256
Open admission
South University-Accelerated Graduate Programs

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
South University-Savannah

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
for profit
$22,149 $16,920 $16,920
Open admission
South University–Savannah Online

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
for profit
$23,798
Open admission
Spelman College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$32,399 $23,626 $23,626
36%
Strayer University-Georgia

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$25,726 $12,780 $12,780
Open admission
The Art Institute of Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$22,356 $17,496 $17,496
Open admission
Thomas University

Location: Thomasville, GA

Private
not for profit
$20,295 $15,940 $15,940
47%
Toccoa Falls College

Location: Toccoa Falls, GA

Private
not for profit
$19,026 $20,714 $20,714
54%
Truett McConnell University

Location: Cleveland, GA

Private
not for profit
$17,791 $17,850 $17,850
91%
University of Georgia

Location: Athens, GA

Public $14,956 $9,364 $27,574
54%
University of North Georgia

Location: Dahlonega, GA

Public $9,608 $3,208 $11,563
75%
University of Phoenix-Georgia

Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Private
for profit
$18,340
Open admission
University of West Georgia

Location: Carrollton, GA

Public $14,285 $4,181 $14,755
59%
Valdosta State University

Location: Valdosta, GA

Public $14,573 $4,181 $14,775
65%
Wesleyan College

Location: Macon, GA

Private
not for profit
$16,301 $20,750 $20,750
38%
Young Harris College

Location: Young Harris, GA

Private
not for profit
$18,977 $28,012 $28,012
55%

2-year Colleges in Georgia

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Albany Technical College

Location: Albany, GA

Public $449 $2,140 $4,280
Open admission
Andrew College

Location: Cuthbert, GA

Private
not for profit
$18,095 $15,770 $15,770
Athens Technical College

Location: Athens, GA

Public $5,841 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

Location: Duluth, GA

Private
for profit
$33,318 $23,520 $23,520
84%
Atlanta Technical College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public $2,618 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Augusta Technical College

Location: Augusta, GA

Public $9,020 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Atlanta

Location: Duluth, GA

Private
for profit
$23,673 $16,520 $16,520
Open admission
Brown College of Court Reporting

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$30,501 $12,450 $12,450
79%
Brown Mackie College-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
Central Georgia Technical College

Location: Warner Robins, GA

Public $3,294 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Chattahoochee Technical College

Location: Marietta, GA

Public $3,969 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Coastal Pines Technical College

Location: Waycross, GA

Public $3,083 $4,005 $4,005
Open admission
Columbus Technical College

Location: Columbus, GA

Public $7,601 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Emory University-Oxford College

Location: Oxford, GA

Private
not for profit
$26,315 $42,600 $42,600
38%
Everest Institute-Norcross

Location: Norcross, GA

Private
not for profit
$15,821
Open admission
Fortis College-Smyrna

Location: Smyrna, GA

Private
for profit
$18,982
Open admission
Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Location: Rome, GA

Public $3,202 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Location: Clarkston, GA

Public $6,641 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Georgia State University-Perimeter College

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public $6,242 $2,181 $8,256
53%
Grady Health System Professional Schools

Location: Atlanta, GA

Public
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Location: Decatur, GA

Private
not for profit
$17,787 $11,700 $11,700
Open admission
Gwinnett College-Lilburn

Location: Lilburn, GA

Private
for profit
$22,309 $9,750 $9,750
Open admission
Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs

Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Private
for profit
$15,266 $13,000 $13,000
Open admission
Gwinnett Technical College

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Public $6,812 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Helms College

Location: Macon, GA

Private
not for profit
$16,564 $13,926 $13,926
Open admission
Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee

Location: Chamblee, GA

Private
for profit
$12,776 $9,408 $9,408
Open admission
Interactive College of Technology-Gainesville

Location: Gainesville, GA

Private
for profit
$11,888 $9,240 $9,240
Open admission
Interactive College of Technology-Morrow

Location: Morrow, GA

Private
for profit
$11,615 $9,240 $9,240
Open admission
Lanier Technical College

Location: Oakwood, GA

Public $5,350 $2,670 $5,340
Open admission
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Atlanta

Location: Tucker, GA

Private
for profit
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta

Location: Marietta, GA

Private
for profit
$15,580 $21,211 $21,211
Open admission
MedTech Institute-Atlanta Campus

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$16,750 $14,830 $14,830
Open admission
Miller-Motte Technical College-Augusta

Location: Augusta, GA

Private
for profit
$20,141 $9,720 $9,720
Open admission
Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus

Location: Columbus, GA

Private
for profit
$20,136 $9,612 $9,612
Open admission
Miller-Motte Technical College-Macon

Location: Macon, GA

Private
for profit
$19,513 $10,080 $10,080
Open admission
New Horizons Medical Institute

Location: Norcross, GA

Private
for profit
$892 $892
72%
North Georgia Technical College

Location: Clarkesville, GA

Public $6,792 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Location: Sandersville, GA

Public $204 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Ogeechee Technical College

Location: Statesboro, GA

Public $6,221 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Pacific Institute of Technology

Location: Morrow, GA

Private
for profit
$8,500 $8,500
Open admission
Portfolio Center

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$19,400 $19,400
Open admission
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$21,322 $21,140 $21,140
Open admission
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
Savannah Technical College

Location: Savannah, GA

Public $4,610 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
South Georgia Technical College

Location: Americus, GA

Public $5,266 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Southeastern Technical College

Location: Vidalia, GA

Public $3,907 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Southern Crescent Technical College

Location: Griffin, GA

Public $9,077 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Southern Regional Technical College

Location: Thomasville, GA

Public $2,322 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
The Creative Circus

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$18,660 $16,740 $16,740
Open admission
Virginia College-Augusta

Location: Augusta, GA

Private
for profit
$17,378
Open admission
Virginia College-Columbus

Location: Columbus, GA

Private
for profit
$18,387
Open admission
Virginia College-Macon

Location: Macon, GA

Private
for profit
$16,641
Open admission
Virginia College-Savannah

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
for profit
$17,628
Open admission
West Georgia Technical College

Location: Waco, GA

Public $4,125 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Location: Valdosta, GA

Public $2,458 $2,136 $4,272
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Georgia

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Atlanta School of Massage

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$19,485 $11,975
Open admission
Augusta School of Massage

Location: Evans, GA

Private
for profit
$6,783 $8,900
Open admission
Cobb Beauty College Inc

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Private
for profit
$16,868 $17,070
Open admission
Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology

Location: Dalton, GA

Private
for profit
$6,832 $13,680
Open admission
Elaine Sterling Institute

Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Private
for profit
$29,756 $12,160
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Augusta

Location: Augusta, GA

Private
for profit
$14,454 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody

Location: Dunwoody, GA

Private
for profit
$13,430 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Private
for profit
$14,154 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Private
for profit
$14,218 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Morrow

Location: Morrow, GA

Private
for profit
$13,776 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Northlake

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$14,109 $19,260
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Savannah

Location: Savannah, GA

Private
for profit
$14,420 $19,260
Open admission
Everest College-Atlanta West

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
not for profit
$21,854 $15,985
Open admission
Everest Institute-Marietta

Location: Marietta, GA

Private
not for profit
$22,980 $21,012
Open admission
Fayette Beauty Academy

Location: Morrow, GA

Private
for profit
$9,866 $16,600
Open admission
Fayette Beauty Academy-Ritz Beauty Academy

Location: Fayetteville, GA

Private
for profit
$10,295 $16,600
Open admission
Georgia Beauty Academy

Location: Dalton, GA

Private
for profit
$13,103 $10,500
Open admission
Georgia Career Institute

Location: Conyers, GA

Private
for profit
$10,841 $18,700
Open admission
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology

Location: Athens, GA

Private
for profit
$14,213 $21,895
Open admission
International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$27,865 $14,715
Open admission
Keune Academy by 124

Location: Lawrenceville, GA

Private
for profit
$17,783 $17,450
Open admission
Lake Lanier School of Massage

Location: Gainesville, GA

Private
for profit
$21,273 $15,000
Open admission
New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder

Location: Winder, GA

Private
for profit
$892
Open admission
Omnitech Institute

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$17,965 $15,900
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$17,696 $17,400
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Esani

Location: Roswell, GA

Private
for profit
$12,758 $16,950
Open admission
Powder Springs Beauty School

Location: Lithia Springs, GA

Private
for profit
$8,616 $16,050
Open admission
Pro Way Hair School

Location: Stone Mountain, GA

Private
for profit
$11,951 $19,100
Open admission
Profile Institute of Barber-Styling

Location: Atlanta, GA

Private
for profit
$8,708 $15,500
Open admission
Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails

Location: Columbus, GA

Private
for profit
$7,445 $14,700
Open admission
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Atlanta

Location: Marietta, GA

Private
for profit
$14,935 $16,000
Open admission
United Education Institute-Morrow

Location: Morrow, GA

Private
for profit
$25,895 $19,500
Open admission
Vogue Beauty and Barber School

Location: Hiram, GA

Private
for profit
$17,189 $18,000
Open admission
Woodruff Medical Training and Testing

Location: Tucker, GA

Private
for profit
$17,462 $12,300
Open admission