Best Georgia Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Georgia for 2021

There are 114 colleges and universities in Georgia enrolling 530,360 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Georgia below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Georgia offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Georgia is home to nationally ranked institutions like Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, University of Georgia and Mercer University. The highest ranked college in Georgia is Emory University and the top rated public state college is Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.

Local college options can be explored in Atlanta, Augusta-Richmond County and Columbus or other cities.


114 results found

List of the Best Georgia Colleges

Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA
Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 14,458enrollment
  • $25,942net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 32,723enrollment
  • $16,883net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1510SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,961net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Mercer University
M
Macon, GA
Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 8,740enrollment
  • $21,696net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA
Spelman College
S
Atlanta, GA
Spelman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,171enrollment
  • $43,042net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1230SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Berry College
B
Mount Berry, GA
Berry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,014enrollment
  • $25,192net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Covenant College
C
Lookout Mountain, GA
Covenant College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,046enrollment
  • $24,619net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Piedmont College
P
Demorest, GA
Piedmont College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,449enrollment
  • $19,715net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Life University
L
Marietta, GA
 
Life University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,746enrollment
  • $30,174net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 828-1200SAT range
  • 15-26ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
Georgia College & State University
G
Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 6,989enrollment
  • $20,823net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1260SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Oglethorpe University
O
Atlanta, GA
Oglethorpe University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,264enrollment
  • $22,539net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.55*Avg GPA
LaGrange College
L
Lagrange, GA
LaGrange College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,029enrollment
  • $20,612net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1148SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Georgia State University
G
Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 34,316enrollment
  • $14,136net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Brenau University
B
Gainesville, GA
 
Brenau University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,842enrollment
  • $21,438net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA
Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA
Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 26,408enrollment
  • $15,374net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Savannah College of Art and Design
S
Savannah, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 14,086enrollment
  • $44,460net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Reinhardt University
R
Waleska, GA
Reinhardt University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,566enrollment
  • $21,997net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
Shorter University
S
Rome, GA
Shorter University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,452enrollment
  • $19,217net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA