College Education In Georgia: Georgia is home to over 70 public colleges, universities, and technical colleges in addition to over 50 private institutes of higher learning. The public University System of Georgia itself maintains 35 institutions of higher learning located across the state. Georgia is also home to small liberal arts schools such as prominent Emory University, as well as many vocational and technical colleges throughout its metropolitan centers.
Georgia Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: Emory University (#18), Georgia Institute of Technology (#35), University of Georgia (#58); Liberal Arts Rankings – Agnes Scott College (#60), Spelman College (#77).
A Closer Look at Georgia Education: The HOPE Scholarship, funded by the state lottery, is available to all Georgia residents who have graduated from high school with a 3.0 or higher grade point average and who attend a public college or university in the state.
Did You Know? Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is one of the oldest public universities in the nation.