# Georgia Colleges

Georgia ranked #13 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2018. Around 100,482 students received some type of diploma that year. Georgia colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,659 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $14,983 per year.

About 53% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,996 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Georgia

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 37,606 students at UGA in total, 27,142 of which are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at UGA. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

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

33% of UGA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,986 a year. UGA has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UGA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 32,816 students at Georgia State in total, 19,882 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Georgia State is 4.7 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $5,885 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% 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.

The total student population at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus is 29,376, of which 13,974 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Georgia Tech, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The acceptance rate at Georgia Tech is 23%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 58% of accepted students are men, and 42% are women.

26% of Georgia Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,520 a year. Georgia Tech has a 1.2% 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.

There are 35,846 students at KSU Georgia in total, 24,869 of which 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.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,955 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 total student population at Georgia Southern University is 20,418, of which 15,755 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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

57% of GaSou students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,543 a year. GaSou has a 6.4% 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 GaSou is $33,700.

There are 14,263 students at Emory in total, 6,794 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Emory is 4.1 years.

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. Emory has a 1.7% 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 Emory is $57,500.

There are 18,782 students at UNG in total, 12,712 of which 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%. Around 44% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 9,013 full-time undergraduates at SCAD, and 13,163 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,465 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,400 during the early-career years.

There are 13,520 students at University of West Georgia in total, 8,938 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of West Georgia is 4.8 years.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,793 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 7,575 students at South University–Savannah Online in total, 1,515 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average South University–Savannah Online undergraduate about 5.3 years to complete their degree.

79% of South University–Savannah Online students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,948 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than 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 Mercer University is 8,653, of which 4,135 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Mercer, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $7,696 a year. Mercer has a 4.9% 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 Mercer is $36,800.

The total student population at Valdosta State University is 11,341, of which 7,166 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at VSU is 4.7 years.

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

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,190 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from VSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,073 full-time undergraduates at Georgia State University-Perimeter College, and 18,732 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Georgia State University-Perimeter College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,717 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar 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.

The total student population at Augusta University is 8,220, of which 4,250 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 32% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 6.8% 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.

There are 4,270 full-time undergraduates at Georgia Military College, and 8,595 students altogether. 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 17.3% 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.

The total student population at Columbus State University is 8,453, of which 4,693 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at CSU, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

61% of CSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,802 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 6,952 students at Georgia College in total, 5,442 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Georgia College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,583 a year. Georgia College has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Georgia College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,927 full-time undergraduates at Albany State, and 6,615 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 85% of students at Albany State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,943 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,500 during the early-career years.

There are 7,341 students at Middle Georgia State University in total, 4,507 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Middle Georgia State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,667 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Middle Georgia State University is $26,300.

The total student population at Clayton State University is 7,003, of which 3,743 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Clayton State University is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 42%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Clayton State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,343 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Georgia Gwinnett College is 12,287, of which 8,289 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Georgia Gwinnett College undergraduate about 5.1 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 38% of students at Georgia Gwinnett College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,186 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgia Gwinnett College is $32,800.

There are 6,829 students at Strayer University - Georgia in total, 590 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Strayer University - Georgia is 4.0 years.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,599 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Georgia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Piedmont College is 2,361, of which 1,160 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Piedmont College, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,250 a year. Piedmont College has a 4.1% 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 Piedmont College is $38,000.

There are 1,080 full-time undergraduates at Brenau, and 2,932 students altogether. For undergraduates at Brenau, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

73% of Brenau students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,091 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Brenau is $37,600.

The total student population at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is 3,394, of which 2,470 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average ABAC Tifton undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,941 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ABAC Tifton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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