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List of Universities in Georgia, USA

by Vishul Malik

Georgia has 62 public colleges, universities and technical institutes. Along with the public colleges, the state has more than 45 private institutes. The university System of Georgia (USG) is the organizational body…

List of Universities in Georgia, USA

Georgia has 62 public colleges, universities and technical institutes. Along with the public colleges, the state has more than 45 private institutes. The university System of Georgia (USG) is the organizational body that includes 35 public institutions of higher education. It is the fourth-largest university system in the United States, by total student enrollment. It grants public funds to these institutions but not the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship.

Students with more than 3.0 grade in high school are provided with HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) scholarships. HOPE scholarship Program was introduced in 1993. It is a merit-based higher education scholarship that is funded by Georgia Lottery. Some of the notable colleges in the state are:

  • Augusta State University, Augusta
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta
  • Savannah Technical College, Savannah
  • University of Phoenix, Atlanta
  • Paine College, Augusta
  • Virginia College, Augusta
  • Emory University

Paine College

Paine college is located in Augusta, Georgia and has a 64.4 acre campus. It was founded by the leadership of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and has been historically black. It was established in 1883 as Paine Institute and in 1884 classes began in downtown Augusta. In 1903 it was renamed as Paine College. It is a liberal arts institution offering courses and major programs in five disciplines: Business Administration, Education, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Social Sciences. Approximately 900 students enroll every year in the college.

Georgia State University

Georgia State University (GSU) is a research university in Atlanta, and is one of the institutes of the University System of Georgia. It was founded in 1913 and serves about 30,000 students. The university offers 52 degrees in 250 fields and has the largest campus police department in Georgia. It was established in 1913 as the Georgia School of Technology’s “Evening School of Commerce.” Some of the notable alumni of the university are: Ken Lewis, Ray Stevens, Henry Jenkins, and Mary Hood.

Savannah State University

Savannah State University is a state-supported university. It is located in Savannah, Georgia. Established on November 26,1890, it is the oldest public historically black university in Georgia. It operates three colleges, along with four research centers. It was ranked fourth tier in the US News and World Report America’s Best Colleges 2008. The college receives funds from the State of Georgia, with an endowment of $2,433,508.

List of Universities and Colleges in Georgia

Name Address
LaGrange College 601 Broad Street  LaGrange, GA 30240, United States
Oglethorpe University 4484 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, United States
Shorter College 20 Riverbend Drive, Rome, GA, United States
Toccoa Falls College 107 Kincaid Drive, Toccoa Falls, GA, United States
Emmanuel College 181 Spring Street  Franklin Springs, GA 30639, United States
Young Harris College 1 College Street Young Harris, GA 30582  United States
Albany State University 504 College Drive  Albany, GA 31705, United States
Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Lane  Lawrenceville, GA 30043, United States
Georgia Southwestern State University 800 Gsw State University Dr  Americus, GA 31709, United States
University of North Georgia 1201 Bishop Farms Parkway  Watkinsville, GA 30677, United States
Georgia Regents University 2500 Walton Way  Augusta, GA 30904, United States
Reinhardt University 7300 Reinhardt College Circle, Waleska, GA, United States
Brenau University 500 Washington Street Southeast, Gainesville, GA, United States
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA, United States
Columbus State University 4225 University Ave Columbus GA 31907 USA
Clayton State University 2000 Clayton State Boulevard  Morrow, GA 30260, United States
Clark Atlanta University 223 James P Brawley Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA, United States
Paine College 1235 15th Street  Augusta, GA 30901, United States
Brewton-Parker College 201 David Ebiza, Mount Vernon, GA, United States
Andrew College 501 College Street  Cuthbert, GA 39840, United States
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts 1927 Lakeside Parkway  Tucker, GA 30084, United States
Altamaha Technical College 1777 West Cherry Street  Jesup, GA 31545, United States
Dalton State College 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA, United States
Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive  Atlanta, GA 30314, United States
Wesleyan College 4760 Forsyth Road  Macon, GA 31210, United States
Kennesaw State University 1000 Chastain Road  Kennesaw, GA 30144, United States (770) 423-6000
Valdosta State University 1500 North Patterson Street  Valdosta, GA 31698, United States
Savannah State University 3219 College Street, Savannah, GA, United States

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