List of Universities & Colleges in Georgia, United States

The state of Georgia (GA)  in the USA is known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the capital city and the state has more than 100 public and private colleges, universities & institutes of higher education. As a student, if you plan to study there, here is some information about listing colleges in Georgia that might be useful for you.

Universities in Georgia with Maximum Number of International Students

Georgia is ranked #14 among all American states in terms of the number of foreign students studying in its universities & colleges. As of 2015, there were 19,758 international students studying in Georgia out of which 13.7 % were Indian students.

  1. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
  2. Emory University, Atlanta
  3. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah
  4. University of Georgia, Athens
  5. Georgia State University, Atlanta

Georgia is home to 29 public universities, 22 technical colleges, 4-5 private universities and 20 – 25 private colleges/ universities.

Top universities and colleges in Georgia

  1. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta

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Georgia Tech is the best research university in the state and is considered to be a “Public Ivy” – a term used for the best public universities in the US.

2. Emory University, Druid Hills  

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A private university, Emory is among the oldest in Georgia and the US and is especially known for its health care curriculum.

List of Colleges & Universities in Georgia

The University System of Georgia (USG) consists of 29 public universities that are funded by the state:

  1. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  2. University of Georgia (UGA)
  3. Augusta University (formerly Medical College of Georgia)
  4. Georgia State University (GAST)
  5. Georgia Southern University (GASO)
  6. Kennesaw State University (KSU)
  7. University of West Georgia
  8. Valdosta State University
  9. Albany State University
  10. Armstrong State University
  11. Clayton State University
  12. Columbus State University
  13. Fort Valley State University
  14. Georgia College & State University (GCSU or Georgia College)
  15. Georgia Southwestern State University
  16. Middle Georgia State University (formerly Macon State College and Middle Georgia College)
  17. Savannah State University
  18. University of North Georgia (formerly North Georgia College and State University and Gainesville State College)
  19. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
  20. Atlanta Metropolitan State College
  21. Bainbridge State College
  22. College of Coastal Georgia
  23. Dalton State College
  24. Darton State College
  25. East Georgia State College
  26. Georgia Gwinnett College
  27. Georgia Highlands College
  28. Gordon State College
  29. South Georgia State College (formerly South Georgia College and Waycross College)

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) comprises of 22 technical colleges:

  1. Albany Technical College, Albany
  2. Athens Technical College, Athens
  3. Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta
  4. Augusta Technical College, Augusta
  5. Central Georgia Technical College, Macon
  6. Chattahoochee Technical College, Marietta
  7. Coastal Pines Technical College, Waycross
  8. Columbus Technical College, Columbus
  9. Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Rome
  10. Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Clarkston
  11. Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville
  12. Lanier Technical College, Oakwood
  13. North Georgia Technical College, Clarkesville
  14. Oconee Fall Line Technical College, Sandersville
  15. Ogeechee Technical College, Statesboro
  16. Savannah Technical College, Savannah
  17. South Georgia Technical College, Americus
  18. Southeastern Technical College, Vidalia
  19. Southern Crescent Technical College, Griffin
  20. Southern Regional Technical College, Thomasville
  21. West Georgia Technical College, Waco
  22. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Valdosta

Georgia Military College

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The Georgia Military College (GMC) does not fall under the USG or TCSG but is still a state funded institute. It is a military junior college and if you graduate from its 2 year military science curriculum, you get commissioned into the US army.

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