Top Rated Georgia Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Georgia for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Georgia as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Georgia is Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


12 results

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in America

  • 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
Georgia College & State University
G
Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Georgia

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 34,316enrollment
  • $14,136net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA
Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA
Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 26,408enrollment
  • $15,374net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Valdosta State University
V
Valdosta, GA
Valdosta State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 11,211enrollment
  • $13,502net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Georgia Southwestern State University
G
Americus, GA
 
Georgia Southwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 2,907enrollment
  • $10,904net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
University of West Georgia
W
Carrollton, GA
 
University of West Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 13,733enrollment
  • $15,235net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA
Columbus State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 8,076enrollment
  • $11,361net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 860-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Savannah State University
S
HBCU
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 4,077enrollment
  • $9,557net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 900-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA
Albany State University
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HBCU
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,371enrollment
  • $12,500net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 740-890SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA
Fort Valley State University
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HBCU
Fort Valley, GA
Fort Valley State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 2,776enrollment
  • $13,075net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 850-960SAT range
  • 16-18ACT range
  • 2.97*Avg GPA