The Best Value Georgia Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Georgia for 2024

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Georgia based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking factored against the typical net price paid by students - to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2024 as the overall best value college in Georgia is Emory University with a 10 out of 10 academic rating for a comparatively affordable $26,680 average net price. The highest value public state college is Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


30 results

Emory University
E
Atlanta, GA

Emory University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Value in Georgia

  • 14,841enrollment
  • $26,680net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1430-1550SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Mercer University
M
Macon, GA

Mercer University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Georgia

  • 8,889enrollment
  • $22,087net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus
G
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in Georgia

  • 45,296enrollment
  • $17,402net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1550SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.85Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 4

University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA

University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Value in Georgia

  • 40,607enrollment
  • $17,180net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Agnes Scott College
A
Decatur, GA

Agnes Scott College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Value in Georgia

  • 1,114enrollment
  • $24,305net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Piedmont College
P
Demorest, GA

Piedmont College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Value in Georgia

  • 1,843enrollment
  • $18,792net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Berry College
B
Mount Berry, GA

Berry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Georgia

  • 2,360enrollment
  • $25,359net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1290SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Spelman College
S
HBCU
Atlanta, GA

Spelman College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Value in Georgia

  • 3,102enrollment
  • $37,085net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Albany State University
A
HBCU
Albany, GA

Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Value in Georgia

  • 6,334enrollment
  • $14,672net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 740-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA

Point University
P
East Point, GA
 

Point University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Georgia

  • 2,015enrollment
  • $19,890net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 850-1100SAT range
  • 13-23ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA

Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Georgia

  • 4,000enrollment
  • $30,015net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 880-1120SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Brenau University
B
Gainesville, GA

Brenau University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Georgia

  • 2,704enrollment
  • $23,635net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1130SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Clayton  State University
C
Morrow, GA

Clayton State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Value in Georgia

  • 5,847enrollment
  • $9,792net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 17

Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA

Columbus State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Value in Georgia

  • 7,479enrollment
  • $12,902net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 900-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Fort Valley State University
F
HBCU
Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Value in Georgia

  • 2,605enrollment
  • $13,016net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 810-950SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Georgia Southwestern State University
G
Americus, GA
 

Georgia Southwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in Georgia

  • 3,070enrollment
  • $12,186net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 21

Georgia College & State University
G
Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#17 Best Value in Georgia

  • 6,315enrollment
  • $20,301net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in Georgia

  • 25,481enrollment
  • $15,352net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 980-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1