List of 4-Year Public Universities & Colleges in Georgia

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Public colleges and state universities in Georgia that receive funding public are considered state or public schools. These institutions may be operate as an independent entity, or as part of a larger statewide system that oversees operations. Most state funded institutions offer discounted tuition for state residents, and generally have higher enrollment than equivalent private institutions. Many state funded institutions also have active research projects and resources, particularly among larger institutions and statewide systems, where such programs may be divided up. State universities and public colleges generally have undergraduate and graduate programs, resulting in degrees from the bachelor level to the doctorate.

University System of Georgia

The 29 schools listed below are part of the University System of Georgia. By following the links below, you can view each school's profile in detail.

Institution NameNumber StudentsInformationVirtual Tour
in Augusta, GA5,000 to 9,999info
in Macon, GA5,000 to 9,999info
in Dahlonega, GA10,000 to 19,999info
in Douglas, GA1,000 to 4,999info
in Kennesaw, GAMore Than 20,000info Virtual Campus Tour of
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Albany State University in Albany, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA5,000 to 9,999info Virtual Campus Tour of Armstrong Atlantic State University
Atlanta Metropolitan College in Atlanta, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Bainbridge State College in Bainbridge, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Clayton State University in Morrow, GA5,000 to 9,999info
College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Columbus State University in Columbus, GA5,000 to 9,999info Virtual Campus Tour of Columbus State University
Dalton State College in Dalton, GA5,000 to 9,999info
Darton College in Albany, GA5,000 to 9,999info
East Georgia College in Swainsboro, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, GA5,000 to 9,999info
Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA10,000 to 19,999info
Georgia Highlands College in Rome, GA5,000 to 9,999info
Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GAMore Than 20,000info Virtual Campus Tour of Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GAMore Than 20,000info
Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, GA1,000 to 4,999info
Georgia State University in Atlanta, GAMore Than 20,000info
Gordon College in Barnesville, GA1,000 to 4,999info Virtual Campus Tour of Gordon College
Savannah State University in Savannah, GA1,000 to 4,999info
University of Georgia in Athens, GAMore Than 20,000info
University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA10,000 to 19,999info
Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA10,000 to 19,999info

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.