Colleges in Georgia: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Georgia Colleges Summary

Georgia ranks 10th in the country for then number of adult education institutions, with more than 170. A number of these colleges and schools are small in size, resulting in Georgia having only about 5.3% of its population attending them - making Georgia the 8th lowest for this metric in the country.

Georgia has more than 60 schools that require SAT schools, making it one of only 6 states that have more than 34% of its colleges and adult education institutions requiring them. As public schools are more likely to require SATs, it should come as no surprise that Georgia has more than 70, and ranks 8th in the country for this.

Seven Georgia colleges have more than 10,000 students, from Emory University with just over 12,000 students, to The University of Georgia with more than 30,000 students. Other colleges with more than 20,000 students include Georgia State University and Georgia Perimiter College.

The Georgia Department of Education is based in Atlanta, at 2066 Twin Towers East on Jesse Jill Jr. Drive. There is a toll free number available for Georgia residents only: (800) 311-3627. People from out of state can reach the DOE using (404) 656-2800. The Georgia DOE web site can be found at http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/index.aspx

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Colleges and Universities in Georgia

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton 3,665 1,324 No V: 400-500
M: 400-500
W: 390-490
Advanced Career Training Atlanta Campus Atlanta 1,062   No
Agnes Scott College Decatur 892 752 No V: 520-680
M: 500-610
W: 520-660
Albany State University Albany 4,033 1,518 No V: 430-490
M: 420-480
Albany Technical College Albany 2,770   Yes
Altamaha Technical College Jesup 840   Yes
American Professional Institute Macon 652   Yes
Andrew College Cuthbert 271 404 No V: 360-480
M: 350-470
Appalachian Technical College Jasper 998   Yes
Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah 6,848 850 No V: 460-560
M: 450-550
W: 440-530
Athens Technical College Athens 4,041   Yes
Atlanta Christian College East Point 395 283 No V: 390-500
M: 350-470
Atlanta Institute of Music Duluth 148   No
Atlanta Metropolitan College Atlanta 1,882 12 No
Atlanta School of Massage Atlanta 343   Yes
Atlanta Technical College Atlanta 3,327   Yes
Augusta Area Dietetic Internship University Hospital Augusta 12   No
Augusta School of Massage Evans 43   Yes
Augusta State University Augusta 6,588 368 No V: 440-530
M: 450-540
W: 430-530
Augusta Technical College Augusta 4,516   Yes
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Atlanta Lawrenceville 294   Yes
Bainbridge College Bainbridge 2,661   No
Beacon University Columbus 204   No V: 420-490
M: 390-500
W: 390-489
Beauty College of America Forest Park 41   Yes
Berry College Mount Berry 1,858 1,407 No V: 520-620
M: 500-620
W: 500-620
Beulah Heights University Atlanta 1,303 100 Yes
Brenau University Gainesville 2,577 559 No V: 460-560
M: 450-520
Brewton Parker College Mount Vernon 1,034 424 No V: 400-500
M: 410-500
W: 360-470
Central Georgia Technical College Macon 5,233   Yes
Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta 6,264   Yes
Clark Atlanta University Atlanta 4,271 1,394 No V: 420-490
M: 410-480
Clayton State University Morrow 6,043 450 No V: 450-530
M: 440-530
W: 430-520
Cobb Beauty College Kennesaw 45   Yes
College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick 2,942   No
Columbia Theological Seminary Decatur 298 132 No
Columbus State University Columbus 7,593 1,200 No V: 440-550
M: 420-550
Columbus Technical College Columbus 3,604   Yes
Coosa Valley Technical College Rome 2,628   Yes
Covenant College Lookout Mountain 1,343 963 No V: 510-660
M: 490-630
W: 500-640
Dalton State College Dalton 4,532   Yes
Darton College Albany 4,760   Yes
Dekalb Technical College Clarkston 3,819   Yes
East Central Technical College Fitzgerald 1,356   Yes
East Georgia College Swainsboro 1,987   Yes
Emmanuel College Franklin Springs Franklin Springs 658 325 No V: 440-460
M: 420-440
Emory University Atlanta 12,570 4,435 No V: 640-730
M: 660-740
W: 640-730
Fayette Beauty Academy Fayetteville 35   Yes
Flint River Technical College Thomaston 886   Yes
Fort Valley State University Fort Valley 2,562 1,500 No V: 420-470
M: 440-550
W: 380-470
Gainesville State College Oakwood 7,474   No
Georgia College & State University Milledgeville 6,249 2,237 No V: 510-590
M: 510-600
W: 510-590
Georgia Highlands College Rome 4,346   No
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Athens 147   Yes
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus Atlanta 18,742 9,546 No V: 590-690
M: 650-730
W: 580-670
Georgia Military College Atlanta Campus Union City 457   Yes
Georgia Military College Augusta Campus Martinez 1,110   Yes
Georgia Military College Columbus Campus Columbus 186   Yes
Georgia Military College Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville 1,286 250 Yes
Georgia Military College Valdosta Campus Valdosta 881   Yes
Georgia Military College Warner Robins Campus Warner Robins 841   Yes
Georgia Perimeter College Decatur 21,473   No
Georgia Southern University Statesboro 16,841 3,322 No V: 510-590
M: 520-590
Georgia Southwestern State University Americus 2,405 804 No V: 440-550
M: 430-520
W: 430-520
Georgia State University Atlanta 27,134 2,450 No V: 490-590
M: 490-590
Gordon College Barnesville Barnesville 3,703 1,034 No
Grady Health System Professional Schools Atlanta 80 36 No
Griffin Technical College Griffin 4,032   Yes
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Decatur 149   Yes
Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville 4,789   Yes
Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin 1,560   Yes
Interdenominational Theological Center Atlanta 442 189 No
International City Beauty College Warner Robins 23   Yes
International School of Skin and Nailcare Atlanta 333   Yes
John Marshall Law School Atlanta Atlanta 474   No
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw 20,607 3,044 No V: 490-570
M: 490-570
W: 470-560
LaGrange College Lagrange 1,091 630 No V: 460-580
M: 470-590
Lanier Technical College Oakwood 3,303   Yes
Laurus Technical Institute Decatur 215   Yes
Life University Marietta 1,907 250 No M: 499-599
W: 385-485
Luther Rice University Lithonia 1,047   Yes
Macon State College Macon 6,464   No
Medical College of Georgia Augusta 2,392 220 No
Mercer University Macon 7,308 1,655 No V: 530-640
M: 550-650
W: 520-630
Michael's School of Beauty Macon 61   Yes
Middle Georgia College Cochran 3,444 1,401 No
Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins 2,851   Yes
Morehouse College Atlanta 2,810 1,625 No V: 460-560
M: 450-570
Morehouse School of Medicine Atlanta 300   No
Moultrie Technical College Moultrie 2,160   Yes
North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega 5,227 1,564 No V: 500-580
M: 490-580
W: 470-570
North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville 1,964 184 Yes
North Metro Technical College Acworth 2,222   Yes
Northwestern Technical College Rock Spring 2,275   Yes
Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro 1,921   Yes
Oglethorpe University Atlanta 1,020 525 No V: 540-640
M: 510-610
W: 523-620
Okefenokee Technical College Waycross 1,550   Yes
Omnitech Institute Decatur 122   Yes
Paine College Augusta 917 549 No V: 350-460
M: 330-420
W: 350-430
Piedmont College Demorest 2,283 450 No M: 440-550
W: 440-540
Portfolio Center Atlanta 150   No
Powder Springs Beauty College Powder Springs 49   Yes
Pro Way Hair School Stone Mountain 127   Yes
Reinhardt College Waleska 1,028 491 No V: 440-530
M: 430-530
W: 430-520
Rivertown School of Beauty Columbus 188   Yes
Roffler Moler Hairstyling College Marietta 165   Yes
Sandersville Technical College Sandersville 776   Yes
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah 8,966 3,430 No V: 480-590
M: 470-580
W: 470-580
Savannah River College Augusta 233   No
Savannah School of Massage Therapy Savannah 17   No
Savannah State University Savannah 3,169 2,286 Yes
Savannah Technical College Savannah 4,159   Yes
Shorter College Professional Studies Atlanta 1,908   No
South Georgia College Douglas 1,754 348 No V: 400-520
M: 390-490
W: 360-510
South Georgia Technical College Americus 1,853 200 Yes
Southeastern Beauty School Midtown Dr Columbus Columbus 40   Yes
Southeastern Beauty School N Lumpkin Rd Columbus Columbus 42   Yes
Southeastern Technical College Vidalia 920   Yes
Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta 4,460 1,154 No V: 490-570
M: 520-610
Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville 1,408   Yes
Spelman College Atlanta 2,343 1,481 No V: 500-580
M: 490-570
Swainsboro Technical College Swainsboro 664   Yes
The Esani Institute Forest Park Forest Park 97   Yes
Thomas University Thomasville 725 64 Yes
Toccoa Falls College Toccoa Falls 969 627 No V: 410-490
M: 430-550
W: 440-570
Truett McConnell College Cleveland 468 458 No V: 390-500
M: 390-500
W: 380-480
University of Georgia Athens 33,831 6,834 No V: 560-650
M: 560-660
W: 560-650
University of West Georgia Carrollton 10,677 2,745 No V: 460-540
M: 450-540
Valdosta State University Valdosta 11,280 2,368 No V: 460-540
M: 450-540
W: 450-530
Valdosta Technical College Valdosta 2,391   Yes
Vogue Beauty School Hiram 85   Yes
Waycross College Waycross 989   No
Wesleyan College Macon 691 622 No V: 500-610
M: 460-600
W: 480-630
West Central Technical College Waco 3,530   Yes
West Georgia Technical College LaGrange 1,755   Yes
Young Harris College Young Harris 639 530 No V: 450-550
M: 450-560
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