Top Rated Georgia Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Georgia for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Georgia as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 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.


11 results

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
University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 39,147enrollment
  • $16,580net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.02Avg Weighted GPA
Georgia College & State University
G
Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,873enrollment
  • $20,958net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1245SAT range
  • 23-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
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
Georgia Southern University
G
Statesboro, GA
Georgia Southern University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 26,949enrollment
  • $15,463net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 993-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.47Estimated Avg GPA
Georgia Southwestern State University
G
Americus, GA
 
Georgia Southwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,162enrollment
  • $12,053net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 940-1110SAT range
  • 19-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
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
Valdosta State University
V
Valdosta, GA
Valdosta State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 12,304enrollment
  • $12,221net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA
Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA
Columbus State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 8,372enrollment
  • $11,855net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 860-1080SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Albany State University
A
HBCU
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,509enrollment
  • $13,678net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 740-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA
Savannah State University
S
HBCU
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,488enrollment
  • $9,611net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 845-980SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA