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94 Colleges
26,103 Yearly Graduations
$45,625 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,553 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 26,103 students received a business degree from a college in Georgia, making it rank #11 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Georgia is $11,406 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,099 a year.

About 49% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,138 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

There are 29,765 undergraduates at UGA, of which 27,888 are full-time, and there are 39,147 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 28% of students at UGA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,461 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#2

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,685 Yearly Degrees
$9,286 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 36,360 students at Georgia State in total, 28,787 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,356 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Georgia State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,949 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,200 during the early-career years.

#3

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,525 Yearly Degrees
$6,436 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 41,181 students at KSU Georgia in total, 37,390 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 27,688 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at KSU Georgia is 4.8 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

44% of KSU Georgia students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,335 a year. KSU Georgia has a 6.5% 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 1,820 full-time undergraduates at CGTC, and 8,140 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

21% of CGTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,358 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CGTC is $20,000.

#5

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
1,144 Yearly Degrees
$6,485 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Georgia Southern University is 26,949, of which 23,469 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,453 are full-time. For undergraduates at GaSou, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

54% of GaSou students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,503 a year. GaSou has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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
$53,868 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,010 undergraduates at Emory, of which 6,814 are full-time, and there are 13,997 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Emory is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Only 19% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

25% of Emory students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,581 a year. Emory has a 1.4% 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.

Public Public vs. Private
869 Yearly Degrees
$12,852 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 39,771 students at Georgia Tech in total, 16,561 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 14,485 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Georgia Tech is 4.6 years.

Only 21% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,108 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 7,441, of which 6,536 students are undergraduates and of those, 515 are full-time. It takes the average Strayer University - Georgia undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

42% of Strayer University - Georgia students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,921 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Georgia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 6,608, which includes 1,922 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,323 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% 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 8,576, which includes 1,811 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at GTC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,634 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 1,131 full-time undergraduates at Albany Technical College, and 3,022 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Albany Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,199 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 $19,300 during the early-career years.

#12

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
619 Yearly Degrees
$6,521 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,419 students at University of West Georgia in total, 10,331 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,528 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at University of West Georgia take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,897 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of West Georgia is $31,600.

#13

Chattahoochee Technical College

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

There are 2,560 full-time undergraduates at Chattahoochee Technical College, and 9,432 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,713 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
$5,334 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of North Georgia is 19,793, of which 19,019 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,967 are full-time. 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 81%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

27% of UNG students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,597 a year. UNG has a 7.2% 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 5,232 students at Southern Crescent Technical College in total, 1,333 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

12% of Southern Crescent Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,905 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#16

Mercer University

Macon, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
502 Yearly Degrees
$28,995 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mercer University is 9,006, of which 4,911 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,219 are full-time. It takes the average Mercer undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

51% of Mercer students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,279 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#17

Valdosta State University

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

There are 12,304 students at VSU in total, 9,570 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,253 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,445 a year. VSU has a 8.8% 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 $31,500 during the early-career years.

#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 3,030, which includes 818 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Atlanta Area Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,158 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 Atlanta Area Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
400 Yearly Degrees
$9,524 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,605 undergraduates at Georgia College, of which 5,167 are full-time, and there are 6,873 students altogether. It takes the average Georgia College undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at Georgia College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,817 a year. Georgia College has a 2.7% 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 $35,700 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
389 Yearly Degrees
$12,692 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at American InterContinental University - Atlanta is 1,465, of which 1,312 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,003 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

67% of AIU Atlanta students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,679 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%.

Students who graduate from AIU Atlanta with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Georgia Gwinnett College

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

The total student population at Georgia Gwinnett College is 11,627, which includes 7,620 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

39% of Georgia Gwinnett College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,857 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

#22

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$6,210 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,026 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Military College, and 7,501 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,971 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Georgia Military College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

DeVry University - Georgia

Decatur, Georgia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
275 Yearly Degrees
$15,228 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 901 undergraduates at DeVry University - Georgia, of which 482 are full-time, and there are 1,013 students altogether. It takes the average DeVry University - Georgia undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 40%. Of the accepted students, 53% are men and 47% are women.

84% of DeVry University - Georgia students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,520 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar 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
$3,042 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,649 students at Savannah Tech in total, 1,237 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at Savannah Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $1,250 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average 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
$5,568 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,052 students at Clayton State University in total, 6,376 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,680 are full-time. 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 69%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,552 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,100 during the early-career years.

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 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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