Colleges and Universities in Georgia

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Athens, Georgia
$28.472 Public 56%
2
Atlanta, Georgia
$27.874 Public 57%
3
Kennesaw, Georgia
$15.898 Public 57%
4
Statesboro, Georgia
$16.137 Public 52%
5
Atlanta, Georgia
$29.954 Public 55%
6
Savannah, Georgia
$14.647 Private For-Profit 55%
7
Decatur, Georgia
$8.870 Public 51%
8
Valdosta, Georgia
$16.814 Public 55%
9
Carrollton, Georgia
$15.903 Public 54%
10
Atlanta, Georgia
$44.008 Private Non-Profit 26%
11
Savannah, Georgia
$32.950 Private Non-Profit 56%
12
Lawrenceville, Georgia
$14.704 Public 0%
13
Milledgeville, Georgia
$4.829 Public 0%
14
Oakwood, Georgia
$9.295 Public 99%
15
Milledgeville, Georgia
$26.690 Public 68%
16
Columbus, Georgia
$15.556 Public 55%
17
Dahlonega, Georgia
$15.421 Public 56%
18
Savannah, Georgia
$14.847 Public 70%
19
Augusta, Georgia
$17.526 Public 55%
20
Morrow, Georgia
$14.915 Public 48%
21
Marietta, Georgia
$16.760 Public 78%
22
Savannah, Georgia
$15.176 Public 83%
23
Marietta, Georgia
$4.612 Public 0%
24
Macon, Georgia
$33.120 Private Non-Profit 69%
25
Albany, Georgia
$18.226 Public 20%
26
Macon, Georgia
$8.999 Public 47%
27
Albany, Georgia
$9.021 Public 84%
28
Dalton, Georgia
$11.768 Public 43%
29
Fort Valley, Georgia
$18.640 Public 33%
30
Barnesville, Georgia
$9.695 Public 45%
31
Rome, Georgia
$8.360 Public 67%
32
Atlanta, Georgia
$17.596 Private For-Profit 45%
33
Atlanta, Georgia
$21.100 Private Non-Profit 57%
34
Rome, Georgia
$4.584 Public 0%
35
Swainsboro, Georgia
$11.432 Public 100%
36
Lawrenceville, Georgia
$4.740 Public 0%
37
Griffin, Georgia
$8.418 Public 0%
38
Atlanta, Georgia
$25.468 Private Non-Profit 67%
39
Albany, Georgia
$4.574 Public 0%
40
Tifton, Georgia
$11.516 Public 71%
41
Cochran, Georgia
$9.237 Public 86%
42
Macon, Georgia
$4.170 Public 0%
43
Atlanta, Georgia
$24.634 Private Non-Profit 38%
44
Waco, Georgia
$4.668 Public 0%
45
Mount Berry, Georgia
$29.090 Private Non-Profit 60%
46
Americus, Georgia
$14.797 Public 68%
47
Brunswick, Georgia
$12.246 Public 82%
48
Atlanta, Georgia
$4.584 Public 0%
49
Savannah, Georgia
$4.548 Public 0%
50
Douglas, Georgia
$10.612 Public 58%

Education in Georgia

As of June 2014, 20.98 of Georgia’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.76, four-year graduates – 17.71 and Master graduates – 7.04 of the Georgia population.

Education of Georgia

As of June 2014, the Georgia’s average income per capita is 25309, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 49604. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.8 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 35.4. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 7 and 6 respectively.

Cost of living in Georgia

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Georgia makes 92, with the cost of food being 101.6 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 97. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 75. The index of Georgia’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 98. The average transportation costs make 100, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 99 points.

Air pollution and health in Georgia

Georgia’s index of air quality is 91.1 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 65 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 94 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 210 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Georgia

Georgia’s annual rainfall is 50.5 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 0.8, while the United States in general get 25. There are 103 days with measurable precipitation, and 218 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 90.3 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 34.1 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 31 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov