The Best Atlanta Colleges

Atlanta, Georgia area Colleges

There are 16 ranked colleges within the Atlanta city limits and 42 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 250,662 students. If you're looking for a large school, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus enrolls the most students with 55 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Gainesville State College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Atlanta area at $2,277 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Emory University which is ranked #22 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Atlanta area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Atlanta area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus and Spelman College.


42 results

Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#22 Best Colleges in America

  • 13,997enrollment
  • $25,672net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

6 miles from Atlanta

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Public Universities in America

  • 39,771enrollment
  • $17,410net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 4.09Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

2 miles from Atlanta

Spelman College
S
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Spelman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,207enrollment
  • $43,920net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 31

1 miles from Atlanta

Oglethorpe University
O
Atlanta, GA
Oglethorpe University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,452enrollment
  • $22,623net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

9 miles from Atlanta

Life University
L
Marietta, GA
Life University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,761enrollment
  • $28,379net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 910-1060SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

13 miles from Atlanta

Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 36,360enrollment
  • $17,750net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

2 miles from Atlanta

Reinhardt University
R
Waleska, GA
Reinhardt University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,399enrollment
  • $22,645net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

39 miles from Atlanta

University of West Georgia
W
Carrollton, GA
 
University of West Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 13,419enrollment
  • $15,749net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.22Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

41 miles from Atlanta

Point University
P
East Point, GA
 
Point University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,946enrollment
  • $24,449net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

6 miles from Atlanta

Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,776enrollment
  • $29,100net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

1 miles from Atlanta

Luther Rice University
L
Lithonia, GA
 
Luther Rice University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 693enrollment
  • -net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA

18 miles from Atlanta

Agnes Scott College
A
Decatur, GA
Agnes Scott College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,080enrollment
  • $21,816net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

7 miles from Atlanta

Interactive College of Technology Chamblee
I
Chamblee, GA
 
Interactive College of Technology Chamblee

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 730enrollment
  • $13,856net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Atlanta

Atlanta Technical College
A
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,030enrollment
  • ($229)net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Atlanta

Atlanta Metropolitan College
A
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Metropolitan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,704enrollment
  • $7,798net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Atlanta

Bauder College
B
Atlanta, GA
 
Bauder College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 42enrollment
  • $16,942net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Atlanta

Beulah Heights University
B
Atlanta, GA
Beulah Heights University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 565enrollment
  • $10,973net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

4 miles from Atlanta

West Georgia Technical College
W
Waco, GA
 
West Georgia Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,437enrollment
  • $2,708net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Atlanta