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2021 Best General Education Schools in Georgia

6 Colleges
$42,100 Avg Salary
$37,892 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

In 2018-2019, 116 degrees and certificates were awarded to general education students who went to a Georgia college or university. This makes it the #142 most popular major in the state.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

The Best General Education Schools in Georgia ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 6 schools in Georgia to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in Georgia

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

Top Georgia Schools in Education


Mercer University

Macon, GA

Our 2021 rankings named Mercer University the best school in Georgia for general education students. Located in the midsize city of Macon, Mercer is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Georgia. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in Georgia list. Located in the medium-sized city of Athens, UGA is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Piedmont College

Demorest, GA

Out of the 6 schools in Georgia that were part of this year’s ranking, Piedmont College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Piedmont College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Demorest.

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The excellent programs at Georgia State University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best general education schools in Georgia. Georgia State is a very large public school located in the large city of Atlanta.

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Augusta University

Augusta, GA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Augusta University. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Georgia list. Augusta University is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of Augusta.

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With a ranking of #6, Valdosta State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for general education students. VSU is a large public school located in the city of Valdosta.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Florida 683
Virginia 999
North Carolina 241
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 238
Kentucky 135
Louisiana 136
Alabama 83
Arkansas 124
Mississippi 265
West Virginia 394

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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).
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