List of Private Universities & Colleges in Georgia
Georgia Private School Degree ProgramsAs students determine their career aspirations and personal goals, it may become more and more apparent the academic path to follow. Georgia private colleges offer educational programs to support students in a variety of fields that include traditional paths such as engineering, statistics, teaching, business, and science. Likewise, you may find an interest in a specialized area of study that suits your goals better. Consider the following specializations in a growing industry like systems engineering, robotics, curriculum and instruction, game design, forensic science, entomology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, kinesiology, and physiology.
List of Large 4-Year Private Universities in Georgia
There are 8 large private universities in our database for Georgia. Follow the links below to get more details about each school.
Large Universities with Research Facilities or Faculty
The universities listed below offer many diverse academic programs, have a large student body, and usually have research facilities or faculty involved with research. These schools very often have graduate and professional programs as well.
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in Atlanta, GA
Visit the website for Clark Atlanta University at cau.edu
- 1,000 to 4,999 Undergraduate Students Enrolled
- Estimated tuition & fees: $23,000 per year
Emory University in Atlanta, GA
Visit the website for Emory University at emory.edu
- 10,000 to 19,999 Undergraduate Students Enrolled
- Estimated tuition & fees: $49,000 per year
Mercer University in Macon, GA
Visit the website for Mercer University at mercer.edu
- 5,000 to 9,999 Undergraduate Students Enrolled
- Estimated tuition & fees: $36,000 per year
Large Primarily Academic Universities
Each university listed below offers a diverse set of degrees and programs, unlike the research universities listed above, these schools contain little to no research activity on campus and are primarily academic.
- (DeVry University-Alpharetta) in Decatur, GA
- Brenau University in Gainesville, GA
- Piedmont College in Demorest, GA
- Strayer University - Georgia in Atlanta, GA
- Truett - McConnell College in Cleveland, GA
Small to Medium Sized 4-Year Universities
The 4-year schools listed below have a small to medium sized student body and may offer a wide range of associate and bachelor's degrees. Get more information about each school by clicking the links below.
- in Sandy Springs, GA
- in Kennesaw, GA
- in Atlanta, GA
- Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA
- American InterContinental University (AIU Atlanta) in Atlanta, GA
- Argosy University in Atlanta, GA
- Brewton - Parker College in Mount Vernon, GA
- Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA
- Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, GA
- Herzing University in Atlanta, GA
- LaGrange College in Lagrange, GA
- Oglethorpe University (Oglethorpe) in Atlanta, GA
- Paine College in Augusta, GA
- Point University (Point U) in West Point, GA
- Reinhardt University in Waleska, GA
- Shorter College - Professional Studies (Shorter-CAPP) in Marietta, GA
- Shorter University (Shorter) in Rome, GA
- South University's Online Programs in Savannah, GA
- Thomas University (TU) in Thomasville, GA
- Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa Falls, GA
- Wesleyan College in Macon, GA
- Young Harris College (YHC) in Young Harris, GA
4-Year Colleges with a Special Focus on an Area of Study
The schools below are grouped by their special area of focus. To learn about admissions, tuition & fees, programs offered, and more click on the school names below.
Health Professions Schools
Theological Seminaries, Bible Colleges, and Other Faith-Related Institutions
Schools of Art, Music, and Design
- Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA
- The Art Institute of Atlanta (AiAtlanta) in Atlanta, GA
Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Georgia in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.