SAT Average: less than 1000
Now offering nearly forty undergraduate and master’s programs, Albany State was founded as a Bible and vocational training institute for African Americans. In 1943 it became a four-year teacher training institution under the state university system.
Originally founded as Atlanta Junior College, AMSC, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is now a four-year liberal arts school, offering bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and certificates. It accommodates a diverse student body, about half of whom attend part time.
Brenau maintains its historic and original single-gender residential Women’s College in Gainesville and also has expanded offerings for both men and women online and on campuses throughout Georgia.
Brewton-Parker is a liberal arts institution with a Georgia Baptist affiliation. Its campus in Mount Vernon provides residential students with opportunities for involvement in student organizations, intramural sports, and campus ministry. An external campus is located in Newnan.
Among the largest of the thirty-seven United Negro College Fund schools, Clark Atlanta is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers thirty-eight degree programs through four schools.
AffordableCollegesOnline.org ranks Clayton State fourth among 188 schools in Georgia for return on investment for students.
Located between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida, the College of Coastal Georgia is a unit of the University System of Georgia and is supported by a college foundation.
Columbus State University draws students from more than sixty countries with its programs in business, education, art, theater, music, counseling, and nursing. The university’s baccalaureate and graduate programs include an expanding list of online degree options and a doctor of education program.
Spread over 144 acres in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains, Dalton State recently added four-year degrees in biology, chemistry, English, and history—all of which have the option for teacher certification in secondary education—as well as criminal justice and nursing.
A unit of the University System of Georgia, Darton State offers a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) as well as an associate of science in nursing (ASN) and associate of science degree (AS) with fifty-four transfer program options, plus forty-one career program and certificate options.