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71 Colleges
9,354 Yearly Graduations
$42,574 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,872 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 9,354 students received a teaching degree from a college in Georgia, making it rank #12 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $10,643 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,748 a year.

An estimated 46% of college students in Georgia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,718 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
844 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%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at UGA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,986 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% 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
826 Yearly Degrees
$9,286 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Georgia State University is 35,041, of which 27,961 students are undergraduates and of those, 21,958 are full-time. For undergraduates at Georgia State, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students 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
813 Yearly Degrees
$6,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 37,807 students at KSU Georgia in total, 34,499 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 25,745 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,955 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#4

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
799 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. For undergraduates at GaSou, the average graduation time 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.

57% of GaSou students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,543 a year. GaSou has a 6.4% 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 GaSou is $33,700.

#5

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
726 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. For undergraduates at University of West Georgia, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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

Roughly 65% of students at University of West Georgia take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from University of West Georgia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Piedmont College

Demorest, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
664 Yearly Degrees
$26,692 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,283 undergraduates at Piedmont College, of which 1,155 are full-time, and there are 2,510 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Piedmont College is 4.1 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at Piedmont College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,250 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,000 during the early-career years.

#7

Valdosta State University

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

There are 11,270 students at VSU in total, 8,590 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,797 are full-time. It takes the average VSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at VSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,190 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#8

Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
351 Yearly Degrees
$6,241 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,501 undergraduates at CSU, of which 4,554 are full-time, and there are 7,877 students altogether. For undergraduates at CSU, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

61% of CSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,802 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#9

Georgia College & State University

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

The total student population at Georgia College & State University is 7,031, of which 5,844 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,364 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Georgia College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,583 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Georgia College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Mercer University

Macon, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
316 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. For undergraduates at Mercer, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,696 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Public Public vs. Private
265 Yearly Degrees
$5,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,498 undergraduates at GSW, of which 1,648 are full-time, and there are 2,950 students altogether. It takes the average GSW undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,389 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GSW is $29,400.

#12

Augusta University

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

The total student population at Augusta University is 8,650, of which 5,604 students 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. Of the accepted students, 32% 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#13

University of North Georgia

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

The total student population at University of North Georgia is 19,748, of which 19,036 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,103 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,039 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average 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.

#14

Thomas University

Thomasville, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
218 Yearly Degrees
$16,940 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,528 students at TU in total, 947 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 493 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Only 23% of students who apply get accepted. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

93% of TU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,559 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
130 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.

50% of Georgia Military College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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.

#16

Albany State University

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

The total student population at Albany State University is 6,122, of which 5,778 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,109 are full-time. For undergraduates at Albany State, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

85% of Albany State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,500 during the early-career years.

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

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

15% of Southern Crescent Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#18

Georgia Gwinnett College

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

The total student population at Georgia Gwinnett College is 12,831, which includes 8,556 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Georgia Gwinnett College, the average graduation time is 5.1 years.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

#19

Berry College

Mount Berry, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
97 Yearly Degrees
$37,246 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,034 students at Berry in total, 1,943 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,911 are full-time. It takes the average Berry undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,603 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Berry with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Brenau University

Gainesville, Georgia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
93 Yearly Degrees
$31,084 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Brenau University is 2,817, of which 1,754 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,105 are full-time. It takes the average Brenau undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,091 a year. Brenau has a 5.5% 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 Brenau is $37,600.

#21

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
83 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,000 during the early-career years.

#21

Dalton State College

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

There are 4,964 students at DSC in total, 3,031 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at DSC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,368 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#23

South Georgia Technical College

Americus, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$3,662 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at South Georgia Technical College is 2,117, which includes 1,000 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at South Georgia Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,290 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Georgia Technical College is $19,600.

#24

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Public Public vs. Private
65 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.

Roughly 30% of students at GTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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.

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

The total student population at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is 6,616, which includes 1,855 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

Other Georgia Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Albany Technical College 61
27 Clark Atlanta University 59
28 Southern Regional Technical College 57
29 Atlanta Technical College 55
30 Chattahoochee Technical College 51
31 Georgia Piedmont Technical College 45
32 West Georgia Technical College 44
33 Middle Georgia State University 42
34 Augusta Technical College 41
35 LaGrange College 38
35 Reinhardt University 38
37 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College 33
37 Covenant College 33
39 Ogeechee Technical College 29
39 Gordon State College 29
41 Coastal Pines Technical College 28
41 Lanier Technical College 28
43 Fort Valley State University 25
43 Savannah Technical College 25
45 Shorter University 24
46 Athens Technical College 22
47 Emmanuel College Georgia 21
47 Strayer University - Georgia 21
49 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 20
50 North Georgia Technical College 19
51 College of Coastal Georgia 18
51 Spelman College 18
53 Truett McConnell University 16
54 East Georgia State College 14
54 Columbus Technical College 14
56 Clayton State University 13
57 Toccoa Falls College 12
58 Wesleyan College 11
59 Southeastern Technical College 10
59 Point University 10
59 Oconee Fall Line Technical College 10
62 American InterContinental University - Atlanta 9
63 Young Harris College 5
63 Andrew College 5
65 Brewton - Parker College 3
66 Morehouse College 2
67 Emory University 1
67 Savannah State University 1
69 University of Phoenix - Georgia 0
69 Paine College 0
69 Beulah Heights University 0

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