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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia

12 Colleges
$36,162 Avg Salary
$26,546 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is the #18 most popular major in Georgia with 2,237 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

The Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 12 schools in Georgia to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia

The colleges and universities below are the best for IT majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Information Technology Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus the best school in Georgia for information technology students. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Georgia Tech is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Gwinnett Technical College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia list. Located in the suburb of Lawrenceville, GTC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at GTC take out is $13,470. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $140, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The excellent programs at Kennesaw State University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Georgia. KSU Georgia is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Kennesaw.

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#4

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Augusta University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia list. Augusta University is a medium-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Augusta.

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The excellent programs at Georgia State University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Georgia. Georgia State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Atlanta.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at Georgia State take out is $40,750. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $475, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Georgia College & State University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information technology programs. Located in the distant town of Milledgeville, Georgia College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

IT majors at Georgia College take out an average of $25,000 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia ranking. Georgia Piedmont Technical College is a small public school located in the suburb of Clarkston.

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Herzing University - Atlanta ranked #8 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia list. Located in the city of Atlanta, Herzing University - Atlanta is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

IT majors at Herzing University - Atlanta take out an average of $36,391 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $378, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #9, Strayer University - Georgia did quite well on this year’s best schools for information technology students. Located in the suburb of Atlanta, Strayer University - Georgia is a private for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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#10

University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA

University of North Georgia ranked #10 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in Georgia list. UNG is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Dahlonega.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Information Technology Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 2,315
Virginia 1,247
North Carolina 337
Tennessee 192
South Carolina 85
Kentucky 2,108
Louisiana 92
Alabama 120
Arkansas 76
Mississippi 83
West Virginia 806

Information Technology is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 12 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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