Georgia’s Best Colleges

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September 7, 2021

Student's Post-College Earnings, Quality of Degree Programs Used to Rank Best Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 16, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the best four-year and two-year colleges in Georgia for this year. Using government-backed data analysis, 74 Georgia schools were highlighted for excellence in programs and career resources. Of the 48 four-year schools honored, Emory University, Mercer University, University of Georgia, Brenau University and Spelman College came in as the top of the list. 26 two-year schools also made the list; Athens Technical College, Bainbridge State College, Augusta Technical College, Andrew College and South Georgia Technical College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“The Georgia job market is booming in 2017, and college graduates have their pick of careers in a wide variety of industries,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “The schools on our list provide not only an exceptional education, but also employment resources that can lead to strong post-college earnings.”

To be included on “Best Colleges” list for the state of Georgia, schools must be regionally accredited and not-for-profit. Each college is also analyzed based on more than a dozen metrics that include the annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, availability of career counseling services, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Georgia” list, visit:

Georgia’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Albany State University
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University
  • Berry College
  • Brenau University
  • Brewton-Parker College
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Clayton State University
  • College of Coastal Georgia
  • Columbus State University
  • Covenant College
  • Dalton State College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Emory University
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Georgia Christian University
  • Georgia College and State University
  • Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
  • Georgia Regents University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • LaGrange College
  • Life University
  • Mercer University
  • Middle Georgia State University
  • Morehouse College
  • Oglethorpe University
  • Paine College
  • Piedmont College
  • Point University
  • Reinhardt University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Savannah State University
  • Shorter University
  • Spelman College
  • Thomas University
  • Toccoa Falls College
  • Truett-McConnell College
  • University of Georgia
  • University of North Georgia
  • University of West Georgia
  • Valdosta State University
  • Wesleyan College
  • Young Harris College
Georgia’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Albany Technical College
  • Andrew College
  • Athens Technical College
  • Atlanta Technical College
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Bainbridge State College
  • Central Georgia Technical College
  • Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Coastal Pines Technical College
  • Columbus Technical College
  • Georgia Military College
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College
  • Georgia Perimeter College
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Lanier Technical College
  • North Georgia Technical College
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College
  • Ogeechee Technical College
  • Savannah Technical College
  • South Georgia Technical College
  • Southeastern Technical College
  • Southern Regional Technical College
  • Southern Regional Technical College
  • West Georgia Technical College
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


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