To identify the Best Colleges in Georgia for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Georgia anywhere.

About The Best Colleges In Georgia

Georgia offers more than 200 post secondary education options. While many of the state’s top schools are located in large metro hub Atlanta, you’ll find a long list of choices in other cities including the home of The Master’s golf tournament Augusta, historic Savannah, popular Columbus and centrally located Macon.

Several Georgia colleges and universities are ranked among the best Southeastern colleges and best value colleges. Plus, US News & World Report’s list of America’s Best Colleges ranks both Georgia Institute of Technology.

Main Campus (Georgia Tech) and Athens-based University of Georgia on their list of top schools. Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University also earn their fair share of accolades. Emory University is one of the top private colleges in the country.

Regional Information about Georgia

Regional Information About Georgia
Major Cities: Columbus, Savannah, Athens
Attractions: Savannah Historic District, Georgia Aquarium,Atlanta Botanic Garden
Cost of Living: Best Places Georgia Cost of Living
Popular Schools: Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia

About Our Methodology

Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Georgia takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.

  1. Emory University
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  2. Georgia Institute of Technology
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  3. University of Georgia
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  4. Agnes Scott College
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  5. Spelman College
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  6. Mercer University
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  7. Georgia Southern University
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  8. Georgia State University
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  9. Berry College
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  10. Augusta University
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  11. Young Harris College
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  12. Georgia College & State University
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  13. Kennesaw State University
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  14. Piedmont College
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  15. University of North Georgia
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  16. Covenant College
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  17. Savannah College of Art & Design
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  18. Morehouse College
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  19. Brenau University
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  20. Life University
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