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Atlanta Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Atlanta Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Atlanta, Georgia

There are at least 32 colleges in Atlanta, listed and described below. These schools represent 80,494 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 79,524 full-time students, and a reported 21,793 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, Emory University and Clark Atlanta University. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus or Oglethorpe University.

We also provide an extensive list of Georgia Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Atlanta is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Atlanta.

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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Atlanta Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Atlanta Technical College
1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Education, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies, English language and literature/letters, Science technologies/technicians
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 3789
  • In-State Tuition: 2136
  • Out-of-State tuition: 4272

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 3129
  • In-State Tuition: 2320
  • Out-of-State tuition: 8658

Atlanta School of Massage
2 Dunwoody Park South
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 162

Beulah Heights University
892 Berne St SE
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Education, Philosophy and religious studies, Theology and religious vocations, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 701
  • In-State Tuition: 9090
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9090

The Creative Circus
812 Lambert Dr
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, English language and literature/letters, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 245
  • In-State Tuition: 16740
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16740

International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy
5600 Roswell Rd NE Ste 10
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 296

Omnitech Institute
1800 Phoenix Blvd. Bldg 100 Suite 104
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 98

Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta
887 West Marietta Street Suite A
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 320

The Art Institute of Atlanta
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2249
  • In-State Tuition: 17496
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17496

Bauder College
384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 42
  • In-State Tuition: 13356
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13356

Carver Bible College
3870 Cascade Rd
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations, Psychology, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 120
  • In-State Tuition: 9360
  • Out-of-State tuition: 9360

Argosy University-Atlanta
980 Hammond Drive, Building 2, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Public administration and social service professions, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1484
  • In-State Tuition: 13464
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13464

Brown Mackie College-Atlanta
4370 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Education, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 574
  • In-State Tuition: 13716
  • Out-of-State tuition: 13716

American InterContinental University-Atlanta
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 630
  • In-State Tuition: 15584
  • Out-of-State tuition: 15584

MedTech Institute-Atlanta Campus
4501 Circle 75 Pky Ste D-4100
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 195

Profile Institute of Barber-Styling
26 Cleveland Ave SE
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 64

Strayer University-Georgia
3355 Northeast Expwy, Ste 100
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Public administration and social service professions, Social sciences, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 6094
  • In-State Tuition: 12780
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12780

Georgia Christian University
6789 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Education, Theology and religious vocations, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 239
  • In-State Tuition: 4800
  • Out-of-State tuition: 4800

Everest College-Atlanta West
2841 Greenbriar Parkway, SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 467

SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
215 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Communications technologies/technicians and support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 370

Empire Beauty School-Northlake
Briarcliff Village, 2190 Henderson Mill Road
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 89

Colleges in Atlanta with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
1422 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 522

Clark Atlanta University
223 James P Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: United Methodist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 3661
  • In-State Tuition: 19880
  • Out-of-State tuition: 19880

Emory University
408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: United Methodist
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 13788
  • In-State Tuition: 45700
  • Out-of-State tuition: 45700

Grady Health System Professional Schools
80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 60
  • In-State Tuition: 6705
  • Out-of-State tuition: 6705

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Architecture and related services, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 25034
  • In-State Tuition: 9812
  • Out-of-State tuition: 30004

Georgia State University
33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 32058
  • In-State Tuition: 6846
  • Out-of-State tuition: 21414

Interdenominational Theological Center
700 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Interdenominational
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 256

Morehouse College
830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2167
  • In-State Tuition: 24565
  • Out-of-State tuition: 24565

Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Biological and biomedical sciences, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 452

Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Biological and biomedical sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1155
  • In-State Tuition: 33520
  • Out-of-State tuition: 33520

Portfolio Center
125 Bennett St NW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, English language and literature/letters, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 81
  • In-State Tuition: 20000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 20000

Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature/letters, Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2144
  • In-State Tuition: 22827
  • Out-of-State tuition: 22827

ITT Technical Institute-Atlanta
485 Oak Place, Suite 800
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 410
  • In-State Tuition: 17748
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17748

Brown College of Court Reporting
1100 Spring Street, Suite 101
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 226
  • In-State Tuition: 12450
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12450

Herzing University-Atlanta
3393 Peachtree Road, Suite 1003
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 568
  • In-State Tuition: 12900
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12900

Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta
500 Embassy Row NE/Suite 130
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 200
  • In-State Tuition: 15050
  • Out-of-State tuition: 15050

South University-Accelerated Graduate Programs
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 41

Chamberlain College of Nursing-Georgia
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE, Suite A100
Atlanta, GA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1028
  • In-State Tuition: 17560
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17560
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