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102 Colleges
26,314 Yearly Graduations
$41,510 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,885 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Georgia is ranked #10 in the country with 26,314 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $10,377 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,198 a year.

An estimated 52% of college students in Georgia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,971 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,928 Yearly Degrees
$13,594 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,488 undergraduates at South University’s online programs, of which 2,045 are full-time, and there are 6,195 students altogether. For undergraduates at South University’s online programs, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

79% of South University’s online programs students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,948 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from South University’s online programs with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,193 Yearly Degrees
$53,804 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,415 students at Emory in total, 7,118 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,012 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Only 22% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

32% of Emory students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. Emory has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Emory with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $57,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,012 Yearly Degrees
$8,832 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,650 students at Augusta University in total, 5,604 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,562 are full-time. For undergraduates at Augusta University, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Augusta University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,765 a year. Augusta University has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Augusta University is $54,100.

#4

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
972 Yearly Degrees
$3,042 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Georgia Technical College is 8,244, which includes 2,083 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

28% of CGTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,507 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CGTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
938 Yearly Degrees
$6,463 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26,054 students at GaSou in total, 22,715 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,172 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,543 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GaSou is $33,700.

#6

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
771 Yearly Degrees
$12,080 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,848 undergraduates at UGA, of which 28,175 are full-time, and there are 38,920 students altogether. UGA has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at UGA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,986 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UGA is $39,900.

#7

Mercer University

Macon, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
698 Yearly Degrees
$25,828 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,740 students at Mercer in total, 4,865 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,260 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Mercer. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Mercer take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,696 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Mercer with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
683 Yearly Degrees
$3,152 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 882 full-time undergraduates at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, and 4,669 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

3% of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,449 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is $20,300.

Public Public vs. Private
664 Yearly Degrees
$3,052 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,074 students at West Georgia Technical College in total, 1,739 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,503 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,500 during the early-career years.

#10

Coastal Pines Technical College

Waycross, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
649 Yearly Degrees
$2,759 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Coastal Pines Technical College is 4,498, which includes 780 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at Coastal Pines Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $1,450 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Coastal Pines Technical College is $20,700.

#11

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
645 Yearly Degrees
$3,236 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,037 full-time undergraduates at GTC, and 9,539 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,523 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GTC is $28,600.

#12

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
641 Yearly Degrees
$9,286 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,961 undergraduates at Georgia State, of which 21,958 are full-time, and there are 35,041 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at Georgia State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,885 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Georgia State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
640 Yearly Degrees
$3,126 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,404 full-time undergraduates at Southern Crescent Technical College, and 5,246 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Southern Crescent Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,643 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Crescent Technical College is $23,800.

#14

Ogeechee Technical College

Statesboro, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
621 Yearly Degrees
$3,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,079 students at Ogeechee Technical College in total, 836 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Ogeechee Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,081 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ogeechee Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Savannah Technical College

Savannah, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
600 Yearly Degrees
$3,022 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Savannah Technical College is 4,003, which includes 1,538 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

2% of Savannah Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,700 a year. Savannah Tech has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,400 during the early-career years.

#16

Southern Regional Technical College

Thomasville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
593 Yearly Degrees
$3,002 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,500 full-time undergraduates at Southwest Georgia Technical College, and 4,973 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $1,783 a year.

Public Public vs. Private
566 Yearly Degrees
$3,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,616 students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in total, 1,855 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

6% of Georgia Northwestern Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,387 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

#18

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
506 Yearly Degrees
$3,666 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,616 students at Lanier Technical College in total, 1,246 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

2% of Lanier Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,906 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

#19

Life University

Marietta, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
455 Yearly Degrees
$13,101 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 879 undergraduates at Life, of which 729 are full-time, and there are 2,724 students altogether. For undergraduates at Life, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,485 a year. Life has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Life with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
442 Yearly Degrees
$3,084 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Atlanta Technical College is 3,797, which includes 1,248 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

47% of Atlanta Area Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,397 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Atlanta Area Tech is $19,000.

#21

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
399 Yearly Degrees
$3,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,184 students at Chattahoochee Technical College in total, 2,822 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

2% of Chattahoochee Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,521 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#22

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
391 Yearly Degrees
$3,232 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,237 students at Augusta Technical College in total, 1,677 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,942 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Augusta Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Albany State University

Albany, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
380 Yearly Degrees
$5,934 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,778 undergraduates at Albany State, of which 4,109 are full-time, and there are 6,122 students altogether. It takes the average Albany State undergraduate about 5.1 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 85% of students at Albany State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,943 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Albany State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
371 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,013 full-time undergraduates at United Education Institute-Morrow, and 1,013 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Roughly 95% of students at United Education Institute-Morrow take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,310 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

#25

South University, Savannah

Savannah, Georgia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
357 Yearly Degrees
$17,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 294 undergraduates at South University, Savannah, of which 231 are full-time, and there are 888 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at South University, Savannah take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,119 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South University, Savannah is $26,900.

Other Georgia Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Columbus Technical College 345
27 Middle Georgia State University 341
28 Columbus State University 339
29 Valdosta State University 337
30 Georgia Military College 335
31 Chamberlain University - Georgia 331
32 University of West Georgia 325
33 Oconee Fall Line Technical College 314
34 Clayton State University 278
35 Southeastern Technical College 277
36 Altierus Career College - Norcross 274
36 Kennesaw State University 274
38 Brenau University 267
39 Athens Technical College 265
40 Georgia College & State University 251
41 Albany Technical College 250
42 Fortis College - Smyrna 249
43 South Georgia Technical College 238
44 University of North Georgia 236
45 North Georgia Technical College 214
46 Dalton State College 171
47 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 167
48 Miller-Motte College Columbus 161
49 Woodruff Medical Training and Testing 159
50 Georgia State University-Perimeter College 155
51 Georgia Highlands College 154
52 Georgia Piedmont Technical College 147
53 Miller-Motte College Macon 120
54 Herzing University - Atlanta 117
55 Miller-Motte College Augusta 108
56 Morehouse School of Medicine 107
57 Georgia Southwestern State University 106
57 College of Coastal Georgia 106
59 Gordon State College 102
60 Piedmont College 98
61 Woodruff Medical Testing & Training 90
62 Fort Valley State University 85
63 South Georgia State College 79
63 Atlanta School of Massage 79
65 Thomas University 71
66 Gwinnett College - Lilburn 68
67 Gwinnett College - Sandy Springs 63
68 Georgia Gwinnett College 61
69 New Horizons Medical Institute 60
70 Lincoln College of Technology - Marietta 58
71 New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder 57
72 Helms College 51
73 Georgia Career Institute 47
74 Grady Health System Professional Schools 45
75 Andrew College 44
76 Gwinnett College - Marietta Campus 43
77 American InterContinental University - Atlanta 42
78 LaGrange College 39
79 Strayer University - Georgia 37
80 Spelman College 31
81 Shorter University 29
82 Agnes Scott College 27
83 Berry College 26
84 Augusta School of Massage 23
84 Omnitech Institute 23
86 East Georgia State College 22
86 Wesleyan College 22
88 Truett McConnell University 20
88 Toccoa Falls College 20
88 Reinhardt University 20
88 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus 20
92 International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy 19
93 Elaine Sterling Institute 17
94 Interactive College of Technology - Chamblee 13
95 Institute of Medical Ultrasound 8
96 DeVry University - Georgia 7
97 University of Phoenix - Georgia 6
98 Interactive College of Technology - Morrow 5
99 Interactive College of Technology - Gainesville 3
100 Emmanuel College Georgia 1
101 Point University 0
101 National American University - Kings Bay 0

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