The price of education: Which 2-year Georgia schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Georgia residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, Albany Technical College and Southern Regional Technical College, according to an analysis of federal data.

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

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Sandersville
1,452
$2,678
2
Albany Technical College
Albany
3,167
$2,712
3
Southern Regional Technical College
Thomasville
3,884
$2,728
4
North Georgia Technical College
Clarkesville
2,698
$2,738
5
Savannah Technical College
Savannah
3,935
$2,744
6
Coastal Pines Technical College
Waycross
3,053
$2,748
7
Columbus Technical College
Columbus
3,097
$2,778
8
Central Georgia Technical College
Robins
8,045
$2,778
9
Augusta Technical College
Augusta
4,595
$2,794
10
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Valdosta
3,936
$2,794
11
South Georgia Technical College
Americus
1,850
$2,798
12
Athens Technical College
Athens
4,493
$2,798
13
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Rome
5,643
$2,798
14
Chattahoochee Technical College
Marietta
10,201
$2,816
15
Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta
4,098
$2,820
16
West Georgia Technical College
Waco
6,682
$2,838
17
Southern Crescent Technical College
Griffin
4,756
$2,842
18
Southeastern Technical College
Vidalia
1,713
$2,863
19
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro
1,984
$2,876
20
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Clarkston
4,115
$2,924
21
Gwinnett Technical College
Lawrenceville
8,321
$2,972
22
Georgia State University-Perimeter College
Atlanta
18,732
$3,304
23
Lanier Technical College
Oakwood
3,681
$3,336
24
East Georgia State College - Augusta
Augusta
--
$4,164
25
East Georgia State College - Statesboro
Statesboro
--
$4,616
26
New Horizons Medical Institute
Norcross
171
$8,768
27
New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder
Winder
95
$8,768
28
Augusta School of Massage
Evans
40
$8,900
29
Interactive College of Technology-Gainesville
Gainesville
63
$9,770
30
Interactive College of Technology-Morrow
Morrow
35
$9,770
31
Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee
Chamblee
536
$9,890
32
Gwinnett College-Lilburn
Lilburn
252
$9,925
33
Altierus Career College-Norcross
Norcross
279
$11,670
34
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Decatur
249
$11,700
35
Woodruff Medical Training and Testing
Tucker
79
$12,300
36
Brown College of Court Reporting
Atlanta
198
$12,945
37
Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs
Springs
114
$13,000
38
Helms College
Macon
256
$13,460
39
Elaine Sterling Institute
Springs
235
$13,684
40
International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy
Atlanta
330
$13,960
41
Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology
Dalton
23
$14,000
42
Atlanta School of Massage
Atlanta
282
$14,439
43
Fortis College-Smyrna
Smyrna
585
$14,815
44
Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus
Marietta
115
$14,830
45
MAK Beauty Institute
Cumming
10
$15,000
46
Lake Lanier School of Massage
Gainesville
92
$15,000
47
DMost Beauty & Body Institute
Springs
10
$16,050
48
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Atlanta
Marietta
87
$16,100
49
Profile Institute of Barber-Styling
Atlanta
56
$16,500
50
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Atlanta
Duluth
707
$16,657
51
Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta
Atlanta
218
$16,935
52
Paul Mitchell the School-Esani
Roswell
289
$16,950
53
Cobb Beauty College Inc
Kennesaw
30
$17,070
54
Keune Academy by 124
Lawrenceville
86
$17,450
55
Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails
Columbus
130
$17,700
56
Vogue Beauty and Barber School
Hiram
22
$18,000
57
Hogan Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics
Lilburn
16
$18,700
58
Empire Beauty School-Northlake
Atlanta
98
$19,260
59
Empire Beauty School-Augusta
Augusta
76
$19,260
60
Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody
Dunwoody
83
$19,260
61
Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw
Kennesaw
147
$19,260
62
Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett
Lawrenceville
129
$19,260
63
Empire Beauty School-Morrow
Morrow
252
$19,260
64
Empire Beauty School-Savannah
Savannah
93
$19,260
65
Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center
Atlanta
48
$19,400
66
Georgia Career Institute
Conyers
441
$19,700
67
Pro Way Hair School
Mountain
180
$19,860
68
United Education Institute-Morrow
Morrow
517
$19,900
69
Miller-Motte Technical College-Augusta
Augusta
474
$20,140
70
Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus
Columbus
642
$20,140
71
Miller-Motte Technical College-Macon
Macon
428
$20,140
72
Georgia Institute of Cosmetology
Athens
337
$21,895
73
Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta
Marietta
286
$22,562
74
Atlanta Institute of Music and Media
Duluth
147
$23,720
75
Omnitech Institute
Atlanta
89
$23,999
76
SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta
Atlanta
374
$32,035
77
The Creative Circus
Atlanta
227
$46,112
78
Emory University-Oxford College
Oxford
979
$51,306


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Albany Technical College Altierus Career College-Norcross Athens Technical College Atlanta Institute of Music and Media Atlanta School of Massage Atlanta Technical College Augusta School of Massage Augusta Technical College Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Atlanta Brown College of Court Reporting Central Georgia Technical College Chattahoochee Technical College Coastal Pines Technical College Cobb Beauty College Inc Columbus Technical College Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology DMost Beauty & Body Institute East Georgia State College - Augusta East Georgia State College - Statesboro Elaine Sterling Institute Emory University-Oxford College Empire Beauty School-Augusta Empire Beauty School-Dunwoody Empire Beauty School-Gwinnett Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw Empire Beauty School-Morrow Empire Beauty School-Northlake Empire Beauty School-Savannah Fortis College-Smyrna Georgia Career Institute Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Georgia Northwestern Technical College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Georgia State University-Perimeter College Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service Gwinnett College-Lilburn Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus Gwinnett College-Sandy Springs Gwinnett Technical College Helms College Hogan Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics Interactive College of Technology-Chamblee Interactive College of Technology-Gainesville Interactive College of Technology-Morrow International School of Skin Nailcare & Massage Therapy Keune Academy by 124 Lake Lanier School of Massage Lanier Technical College Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta MAK Beauty Institute Miami Ad School at Portfolio Center Miller-Motte Technical College-Augusta Miller-Motte Technical College-Columbus Miller-Motte Technical College-Macon New Horizons Medical Institute New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder North Georgia Technical College Oconee Fall Line Technical College Ogeechee Technical College Omnitech Institute Paul Mitchell the School-Atlanta Paul Mitchell the School-Esani Pro Way Hair School Profile Institute of Barber-Styling Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta Savannah Technical College South Georgia Technical College Southeastern Technical College Southern Crescent Technical College Southern Regional Technical College The Creative Circus Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Atlanta United Education Institute-Morrow Vogue Beauty and Barber School West Georgia Technical College Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Woodruff Medical Training and Testing

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