As one might assume, the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources is the largest on campus at this historic college, but other degrees—such as business and communications—are popular, and nursing is the largest single major.
This liberal arts college for women offers personalized instruction. The campus, noted for its classic architecture, is in the heart of Decatur.
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.
AIU Atlanta offers career and industry-focused degrees through evening, weekend, and online classes. AIU was founded in Europe and has a campus in London as well as Atlanta and Houston. It also offers an online campus.
With a diverse faculty and student body, Argosy University Atlanta offers courses in the classroom, online, or through a combination of both.
Armstrong is located in historic Savannah and offers 100-plus academic programs in four colleges: education, liberal arts, science and technology, and health professions. All classes are taught by faculty members rather than graduate assistants.
Atlanta Christian College’s campus occupies part of a 300-acre farm. Through Access, an evening program for adult students, the college offers degrees in Christian ministries, organizational leadership and counseling, and early childhood education.
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.
Students gain real-world experience through co-op education, internships, and upper-level courses with community involvement. Augusta State has an engineering transfer program with Georgia Tech’s Savannah campus and cooperative programs with Georgia Health Sciences University.
Bauder College was founded as a fashion school. In the past fifteen years, the campus has expanded its career-focused programs to include business, criminal justice, interior design, and nursing, as well as continuing-education coursework.
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.
Recent additions to the campus of this Christian liberal arts school include a new academic building, a new residence hall, and a new baseball-softball complex. The college has recently expanded its programs in political and international studies, linguistics, and German studies.
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.