The price of education: Which 4-year Georgia schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Georgia residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Emory University, Agnes Scott College and Oglethorpe University, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by four-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Emory University
Atlanta
14,263
$51,306
2
Agnes Scott College
Decatur
921
$41,160
3
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta
1,250
$38,100
4
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah
13,163
$37,130
5
Mercer University
Macon
8,653
$36,894
6
Berry College
Berry
2,110
$36,556
7
Covenant College
Mountain
1,068
$34,330
8
LaGrange College
Lagrange
1,049
$30,500
9
Young Harris College
Harris
1,202
$29,067
10
Spelman College
Atlanta
2,137
$29,064
11
Brenau University
Gainesville
2,932
$29,050
12
Morehouse College
Atlanta
2,202
$27,576
13
Piedmont College
Demorest
2,361
$25,920
14
Reinhardt University
Waleska
1,508
$23,300
15
Wesleyan College
Macon
603
$23,000
16
Toccoa Falls College
Falls
1,411
$22,744
17
Shorter University
Rome
1,520
$22,370
18
Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta
3,992
$22,186
19
Point University
Point
1,952
$20,600
20
Emmanuel College
Springs
953
$20,292
21
Truett McConnell University
Cleveland
2,622
$20,230
22
Chamberlain University-Georgia
Atlanta
997
$19,375
23
Brewton-Parker College
Vernon
783
$18,240
24
DeVry University-Georgia
Decatur
1,341
$17,545
25
The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta
1,582
$17,496
26
Andrew College
Cuthbert
285
$17,388
27
South University-Savannah
Savannah
1,228
$17,014
28
Thomas University
Thomasville
1,601
$16,940
29
Paine College
Augusta
426
$16,096
30
Herzing University-Atlanta
Atlanta
686
$14,000
31
Strayer University-Georgia
Atlanta
6,829
$13,380
32
South University-Savannah Online
Savannah
7,575
$13,354
33
Carver Bible College
Atlanta
60
$13,100
34
Life University
Marietta
2,619
$12,696
35
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta
29,376
$12,424
36
American InterContinental University-Atlanta
Atlanta
2,140
$12,070
37
University of Georgia
Athens
37,606
$11,830
38
Beulah Heights University
Atlanta
390
$10,150
39
University of Phoenix-Georgia
Springs
470
$9,552
40
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville
6,952
$9,346
41
Georgia State University
Atlanta
32,816
$9,112
42
Augusta University
Augusta
8,220
$8,604
43
Luther Rice College & Seminary
Lithonia
1,022
$7,616
44
Fort Valley State University
Valley
2,752
$6,658
45
Georgia Military College
Milledgeville
8,595
$6,480
46
Valdosta State University
Valdosta
11,341
$6,410
47
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro
20,418
$6,356
48
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw
35,846
$6,347
49
University of West Georgia
Carrollton
13,520
$6,288
50
Columbus State University
Columbus
8,453
$6,134
51
Savannah State University
Savannah
4,429
$5,743
52
Albany State University
Albany
6,615
$5,735
53
Georgia Gwinnett College
Lawrenceville
12,287
$5,634
54
Clayton State University
Morrow
7,003
$5,419
55
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus
3,052
$5,381
56
Reformed University
Lawrenceville
139
$5,360
57
College of Coastal Georgia
Brunswick
3,663
$4,696
58
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega
18,782
$4,692
59
Dalton State College
Dalton
5,164
$4,246
60
Middle Georgia State University
Macon
7,341
$3,924
61
Gordon State College
Barnesville
3,986
$3,828
62
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Tifton
3,394
$3,503
63
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atlanta
2,501
$3,416
64
Georgia Highlands College
Rome
6,013
$3,288
65
South Georgia State College
Douglas
2,540
$3,254
66
East Georgia State College
Swainsboro
3,003
$3,110

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Agnes Scott College Albany State University American InterContinental University-Atlanta Andrew College Atlanta Metropolitan State College Augusta University Berry College Beulah Heights University Brenau University Brewton-Parker College Carver Bible College Chamberlain University-Georgia Clark Atlanta University Clayton State University College of Coastal Georgia Columbus State University Covenant College Dalton State College DeVry University-Georgia East Georgia State College Emmanuel College Emory University Fort Valley State University Georgia College & State University Georgia Gwinnett College Georgia Highlands College Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Georgia Military College Georgia Southern University Georgia Southwestern State University Georgia State University Gordon State College Herzing University-Atlanta Kennesaw State University LaGrange College Life University Luther Rice College & Seminary Mercer University Middle Georgia State University Morehouse College Oglethorpe University Paine College Piedmont College Point University Reformed University Reinhardt University Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah State University Shorter University South Georgia State College South University-Savannah South University-Savannah Online Spelman College Strayer University-Georgia The Art Institute of Atlanta Thomas University Toccoa Falls College Truett McConnell University University of Georgia University of North Georgia University of Phoenix-Georgia University of West Georgia Valdosta State University Wesleyan College Young Harris College

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