# Georgia Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Georgia is ranked #10 in the country with 150,944 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,140 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,424 a year.

An estimated 60% of college students in Georgia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,306 per year.

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## Most Popular Schools in Georgia

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The total student population at University of Georgia is 37,606, of which 27,142 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UGA, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

Roughly 33% of students at UGA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,986 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UGA is $39,900.

There are 32,816 students at Georgia State in total, 19,882 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Georgia State undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 52% of students at Georgia State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,885 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia State is $35,200.

The total student population at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus is 29,376, of which 13,974 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

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

26% of Georgia Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,520 a year. Georgia Tech has a 1.3% 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 $65,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Kennesaw State University is 35,846, of which 24,869 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at KSU Georgia take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,955 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

There are 20,418 students at GaSou in total, 15,755 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average GaSou undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. 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 typical student loan amount is $6,543 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from GaSou with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,256 full-time undergraduates at CGTC, and 8,045 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from CGTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 10,201 students at Chattahoochee Technical College in total, 2,732 of which 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chattahoochee Technical College is $24,400.

The total student population at Emory University is 14,263, of which 6,794 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Emory undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 32% of students at Emory take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Emory with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $57,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,487 full-time undergraduates at Southern Crescent Technical College, and 4,756 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of North Georgia is 18,782, of which 12,712 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UNG undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

30% of UNG students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNG is $35,400.

There are 8,321 students at GTC in total, 1,781 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,523 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 13,163 students at SCAD in total, 9,013 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average SCAD undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 27% of accepted students 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 1,603 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, and 5,643 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 8,938 full-time undergraduates at University of West Georgia, and 13,520 students altogether. 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.

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

Students who graduate from University of West Georgia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,653 students at Mercer in total, 4,135 of which are full-time undergraduates. Mercer has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 1,421 full-time undergraduates at Savannah Tech, and 3,935 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Savannah Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,700 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Savannah Tech is $21,400.

There are 1,750 full-time undergraduates at West Georgia Technical College, and 6,682 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

15% of West Georgia Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,500 during the early-career years.

There are 7,166 full-time undergraduates at VSU, and 11,341 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

68% of VSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,190 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 1,405 full-time undergraduates at Atlanta Area Tech, and 4,098 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Atlanta Area Tech is $19,000.

The total student population at South University - Savannah Online is 7,575, of which 1,515 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at South University - Savannah Online, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

79% of South University - Savannah Online students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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 - Savannah Online is $26,900.

The total student population at Georgia State University-Perimeter College is 18,732, of which 7,073 students are 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%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,717 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 $26,100 during the early-career years.

There are 4,250 full-time undergraduates at Augusta University, and 8,220 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Augusta University is 5.0 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

47% of Augusta University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,765 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Augusta University is $54,100.

The total student population at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is 3,936, of which 909 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

3% of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Wiregrass Georgia Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Augusta Technical College is 4,595, of which 1,806 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 $4,942 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Augusta Technical College is $22,100.

The total student population at Georgia Military College is 8,595, of which 4,270 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Georgia Military College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Georgia Military College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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