Public Colleges in Georgia

The 2023 Directory of Georgia Public Colleges and Costs

Georgia Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Georgia?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Georgia was $4,375 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of ($457) from the 2019-2020 average of $4,832 and represents a -9.46% annual decline. The list of Georgia public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Georgia and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 65 public colleges and universities in Georgia, the most popular being University of Georgia with 35,681 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,790. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus is the most expensive public school in Georgia with an in-state tuition of $10,258.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Georgia colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Georgia or cheap Georgia colleges guide.

<Academic 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 ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Georgia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, Georgia

$2,563 30 30
Albany State University

Albany, Georgia

$4,146 NA NA
Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Altamaha Technical College

Jesup, Georgia

$2,040 NA NA
Armstrong State University

Savannah, Georgia

$3,965 NA NA
Athens Technical College

Athens, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Atlanta Metropolitan College

Atlanta, Georgia

$2,425 NA NA
Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Augusta State University

Augusta, Georgia

$4,512 NA NA
Augusta Technical College

Augusta, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Bainbridge College

Bainbridge, Georgia

$2,224 NA NA
Central Georgia Technical College

Macon, Georgia

$1,920 NA NA
Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Clayton State University

Morrow, Georgia

$4,064 NA NA
College of Coastal Georgia

Brunswick, Georgia

$2,563 23 4
Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia

$4,371 28 11
Columbus Technical College

Columbus, Georgia

$2,400 NA NA
Dalton State College

Dalton, Georgia

$2,563 NA NA
Darton College

Albany, Georgia

$2,181 NA NA
East Georgia College

Swainsboro, Georgia

$2,280 NA NA