Cheapest Colleges in Georgia by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Georgia these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Georgia list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Georgia tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Georgia are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Georgia? Leading the colleges list is Macon State College in Macon with an in state total cost of $11,159.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Georgia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
In State Total Cost
1) Macon State College
Macon, Public Not For Profit
37 100
In State Total Cost
2) Gainesville State College
Oakwood, Public Not For Profit
15 100
In State Total Cost
3) Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Tifton, Public Not For Profit
19 66
In State Total Cost
4) Middle Georgia College
Cochran, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
5) Dalton State College
Dalton, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
6) Gordon College
Barnesville, Public Not For Profit
27 61
In State Total Cost
7) Albany State University
Albany, Public Not For Profit
31 61
In State Total Cost
8) Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, Public Not For Profit
34 65
In State Total Cost
9) Savannah State University
Savannah, Public Not For Profit
14 29
In State Total Cost
10) North Georgia College & State University
Dahlonega, Public Not For Profit
66 100
In State Total Cost
11) Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, Public Not For Profit
41 66
In State Total Cost
12) College of Coastal Georgia
Brunswick, Public Not For Profit
11 5
In State Total Cost
13) Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Public Not For Profit
51 73
In State Total Cost
14) Southern Polytechnic State University
Marietta, Public Not For Profit
43 75
In State Total Cost
15) Luther Rice University
Lithonia, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
16) University of West Georgia
Carrollton, Public Not For Profit
39 64
In State Total Cost
17) University of Phoenix Augusta Campus
Augusta, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
18) University of Phoenix Atlanta Campus
Sandy Springs, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
19) Clayton State University
Morrow, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
In State Total Cost
20) Augusta State University
Augusta, Public Not For Profit
39 100