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Best Colleges in Georgia

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Georgia. By school type, there are 4 public and 6 private schools in best schools in Georgia. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Georgia
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Emory UniversityAtlanta, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
3 University of GeorgiaAthens, GAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Wesleyan CollegeMacon, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 Berry CollegeMount Berry, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
6 Kennesaw State UniversityKennesaw, GAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Spelman CollegeAtlanta, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
8 Georgia State UniversityAtlanta, GAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Piedmont CollegeDemorest, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Young Harris CollegeYoung Harris, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Georgia is $22,930 for State residents and $31,145 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 57.80% and graduation rate is 65.10%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Georgia
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Emory University $53,868 19% 90% 9:113,997
2 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $12,852 / $33,964 21% 91% 18:139,771
3 University of Georgia $12,080 / $31,120 48% 87% 17:139,147
4 Wesleyan College $25,190 60% 51% 8:1779
5 Berry College $37,946 77% 70% 11:12,125
6 Kennesaw State University $6,436 / $17,690 83% 47% 21:141,181
7 Spelman College $29,972 53% 75% 11:12,207
8 Georgia State University $9,286 / $24,517 82% 53% 23:136,360
9 Piedmont College $27,520 70% 43% 10:12,350
10 Young Harris College $29,667 65% 44% 11:11,417
Average$22,930 / $31,14557.80%65.10%13.90:117,933
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Georgiaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.