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Georgia Business Colleges

94 Colleges
26,103 Yearly Graduations
$45,107 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,752 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Georgia ranked #11 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 26,103 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,277 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,964 a year.

An estimated 51% of college students in Georgia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,938 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
3,600 Yearly Degrees
$12,080 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Georgia is 38,920, of which 29,848 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,175 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UGA. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,986 a year. UGA has a 2.3% 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 $39,900 during the early-career years.

#2

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,685 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. It takes the average Georgia State undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,885 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia State is $35,200.

#3

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,525 Yearly Degrees
$6,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kennesaw State University is 37,807, of which 34,499 students are undergraduates and of those, 25,745 are full-time. For undergraduates at KSU Georgia, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,955 a year. KSU Georgia has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#4

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,441 Yearly Degrees
$3,042 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,083 full-time undergraduates at CGTC, and 8,244 students altogether. 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
1,144 Yearly Degrees
$6,463 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Georgia Southern University is 26,054, of which 22,715 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,172 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GaSou is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 47% of accepted students 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 student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from GaSou with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,011 Yearly Degrees
$53,804 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,118 undergraduates at Emory, of which 7,012 are full-time, and there are 14,415 students altogether. It takes the average Emory undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

Public Public vs. Private
869 Yearly Degrees
$12,682 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 36,302 students at Georgia Tech in total, 15,964 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,310 are full-time. For undergraduates at Georgia Tech, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The acceptance rate at Georgia Tech is 23%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 58% of accepted students are men, and 42% are women.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,520 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $65,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Strayer University - Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
854 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Strayer University - Georgia is 8,728, of which 7,601 students are undergraduates and of those, 637 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Strayer University - Georgia is 4.0 years.

Roughly 42% of students at Strayer University - Georgia take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,599 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Strayer University - Georgia is $33,100.

Public Public vs. Private
743 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia Northwestern Technical College is $24,600.

#10

Gwinnett Technical College

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

The total student population at Gwinnett Technical College is 9,539, which includes 2,037 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

Students who graduate from GTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
622 Yearly Degrees
$2,996 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,285 students at Albany Technical College in total, 1,269 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Albany Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,550 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,300 during the early-career years.

#12

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
619 Yearly Degrees
$6,395 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of West Georgia is 13,238, of which 10,411 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,090 are full-time. It takes the average University of West Georgia undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

65% of University of West Georgia students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,793 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#13

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
588 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.

#14

University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
529 Yearly Degrees
$5,229 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,036 undergraduates at UNG, of which 13,103 are full-time, and there are 19,748 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 30% of students at UNG take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,039 a year. UNG has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNG with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
523 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%.

Students who graduate from Southern Crescent Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Mercer University

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

The total student population at Mercer University is 8,740, of which 4,865 students 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%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Mercer take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mercer is $36,800.

#17

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
437 Yearly Degrees
$6,583 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,590 undergraduates at VSU, of which 6,797 are full-time, and there are 11,270 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

68% of VSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,190 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from VSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
414 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,000 during the early-career years.

#19

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
400 Yearly Degrees
$9,530 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,844 undergraduates at Georgia College, of which 5,364 are full-time, and there are 7,031 students altogether. It takes the average Georgia College undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,583 a year. Georgia College has a 3.6% 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 Georgia College is $35,700.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
389 Yearly Degrees
$12,768 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,527 undergraduates at AIU Atlanta, of which 1,210 are full-time, and there are 1,763 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at AIU Atlanta is 4.2 years.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,524 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#21

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
373 Yearly Degrees
$4,948 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,831 students at Georgia Gwinnett College in total, 8,556 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

38% of Georgia Gwinnett College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,186 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia Gwinnett College is $32,800.

#22

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$6,165 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,766 students at Georgia Military College in total, 4,022 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,493 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia Military College is $24,800.

#23

DeVry University - Georgia

Decatur, Georgia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
275 Yearly Degrees
$15,322 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,037 students at DeVry University - Georgia in total, 858 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 447 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 37 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 69% are men and 31% are women.

Roughly 91% of students at DeVry University - Georgia take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,231 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DeVry University - Georgia is $32,600.

#24

Savannah Technical College

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

There are 1,538 full-time undergraduates at Savannah Tech, and 4,003 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Savannah Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,700 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Savannah Tech is $21,400.

#25

Clayton State University

Morrow, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$5,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clayton State University is 6,879, of which 6,368 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,835 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Clayton State University is 4.9 years.

About 42% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

64% of Clayton State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,343 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Clayton State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Georgia Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Columbus State University 261
27 Southern Regional Technical College 244
28 West Georgia Technical College 240
29 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College 237
30 Lanier Technical College 206
31 Augusta Technical College 202
32 Georgia Southwestern State University 201
33 Athens Technical College 196
33 Brenau University 196
35 Shorter University 184
36 Dalton State College 182
37 Augusta University 181
38 South Georgia Technical College 158
39 South University’s online programs 156
40 Ogeechee Technical College 150
41 Albany State University 147
41 Clark Atlanta University 147
43 Savannah State University 142
44 Middle Georgia State University 137
45 Georgia Piedmont Technical College 133
46 Oconee Fall Line Technical College 112
47 Columbus Technical College 110
48 Morehouse College 107
49 Reinhardt University 104
50 Berry College 103
51 Southeastern Technical College 102
52 Wesleyan College 99
53 Coastal Pines Technical College 93
54 North Georgia Technical College 82
54 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 82
56 Piedmont College 77
57 Gordon State College 74
58 Herzing University - Atlanta 73
59 University of Phoenix - Georgia 72
60 College of Coastal Georgia 71
61 Point University 66
62 Oglethorpe University 63
63 LaGrange College 50
64 Spelman College 49
65 Interactive College of Technology - Chamblee 48
66 Fort Valley State University 45
67 Young Harris College 43
68 The Art Institute of Atlanta 37
68 Miller-Motte College Macon 37
70 South University, Savannah 36
70 Thomas University 36
72 Miller-Motte College Columbus 35
72 Emmanuel College Georgia 35
74 Covenant College 34
75 Truett McConnell University 32
76 Atlanta Metropolitan State College 27
77 Toccoa Falls College 26
78 Life University 25
78 East Georgia State College 25
78 Agnes Scott College 25
81 Gwinnett College - Lilburn 24
82 South Georgia State College 22
83 United Education Institute-Morrow 21
84 Miller-Motte College Augusta 18
85 Beulah Heights University 17
86 Interactive College of Technology - Morrow 10
86 Brewton - Parker College 10
88 Interactive College of Technology - Gainesville 9
88 Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center 9
90 Georgia Highlands College 8
91 Andrew College 7
92 Paine College 4
93 Reformed University 2
94 National American University - Kings Bay 0

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