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# Georgia Colleges

Georgia ranked #10 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 150,944 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,140 per year to get their degree at a college in Georgia, while out of state students will pay an average of $15,424 per year.

About 60% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,306 per year.

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The total student population at University of Georgia is 38,920, of which 29,848 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,175 are full-time. It takes the average UGA undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at UGA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,986 a year. UGA has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,900 during the early-career years.

There are 27,961 undergraduates at Georgia State, of which 21,958 are full-time, and there are 35,041 students altogether. It takes the average Georgia State undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,885 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,200 during the early-career years.

There are 15,964 undergraduates at Georgia Tech, of which 14,310 are full-time, and there are 36,302 students altogether. For undergraduates at Georgia Tech, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

This a very selective school with only 23% of students getting accepted. Around 58% of accepted students are men, and 42% are women.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,520 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $65,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 34,499 undergraduates at KSU Georgia, of which 25,745 are full-time, and there are 37,807 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at KSU Georgia is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at KSU Georgia take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,955 a year. KSU Georgia has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The total student population at Georgia Southern University is 26,054, of which 22,715 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,172 are full-time. It takes the average GaSou undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at GaSou take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,543 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GaSou is $33,700.

There are 8,244 students at CGTC in total, 2,083 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,507 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CGTC is $20,000.

There are 10,184 students at Chattahoochee Technical College in total, 2,822 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Chattahoochee Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,521 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Emory University is 14,415, of which 7,118 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,012 are full-time. For undergraduates at Emory, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

This a very selective school with only 22% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. Emory has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $57,500 during the early-career years.

There are 1,404 full-time undergraduates at Southern Crescent Technical College, and 5,246 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Southern Crescent Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,643 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Crescent Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of North Georgia is 19,748, of which 19,036 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,103 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNG, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,039 a year. UNG has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNG with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 9,539 students at GTC in total, 2,037 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at GTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,523 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GTC is $28,600.

There are 12,167 undergraduates at SCAD, of which 10,260 are full-time, and there are 14,840 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SCAD is 4.3 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

49% of SCAD students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,465 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from SCAD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,855 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and 6,616 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,387 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Georgia Northwestern Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 13,238 students at University of West Georgia in total, 10,411 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,090 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of West Georgia is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

65% of University of West Georgia students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,793 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Mercer University is 8,740, of which 4,865 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,260 are full-time. It takes the average Mercer undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,696 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mercer is $36,800.

There are 1,538 full-time undergraduates at Savannah Tech, and 4,003 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,700 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Savannah Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at West Georgia Technical College is 7,074, which includes 1,739 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,503 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from West Georgia Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Valdosta State University is 11,270, of which 8,590 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,797 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at VSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,190 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

There are 1,248 full-time undergraduates at Atlanta Area Tech, and 3,797 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at Atlanta Area Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,397 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at South University’s online programs is 6,195, of which 3,488 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,045 are full-time. It takes the average South University’s online programs undergraduate about 5.3 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,948 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South University’s online programs is $26,900.

The total student population at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 18,573, which includes 7,784 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,717 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Georgia State University-Perimeter College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,650 students at Augusta University in total, 5,604 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,562 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Augusta University is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,765 a year. Augusta University has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Augusta University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $54,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is 4,669, which includes 882 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,449 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is $20,300.

There are 4,237 students at Augusta Technical College in total, 1,677 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Augusta Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,942 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Georgia Military College is 8,766, which includes 4,022 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

50% of Georgia Military College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,493 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

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