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Georgia Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Georgia?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Georgia was $4,413 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $136 from the 2015-2016 average of $4,277 and represents a 3.18% annual increase. 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 34,930 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,552. Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus is the most expensive public school in Georgia with an in-state tuition of $10,008.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Georgia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Tifton, 2,660 Students
$2,501 27 71
Albany State University
Albany, 4,367 Students
$3,965 15 30
Albany Technical College
Albany, 1,213 Students
$2,136 - -
Altamaha Technical College
Jesup, 426 Students
$2,040 - -
Armstrong State University
Savannah, 4,835 Students
$3,965 - -
Athens Technical College
Athens, 1,130 Students
$2,136 - -
Atlanta Metropolitan College
Atlanta, 906 Students
$2,366 - -
Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta, 1,303 Students
$2,136 - -
Augusta State University
Augusta, 4,516 Students
$4,512 40 100
Augusta Technical College
Augusta, 1,847 Students
$2,136 - -
Bainbridge College
Bainbridge, 490 Students
$2,224 - -
Central Georgia Technical College
Macon, 2,712 Students
$1,920 - -
Chattahoochee Technical College
Marietta, 2,832 Students
$2,136 - -
Clayton State University
Morrow, 4,013 Students
$3,965 - -
College of Coastal Georgia
Brunswick, 2,078 Students
$3,126 10 -
Columbus State University
Columbus, 5,152 Students
$4,264 41 72
Columbus Technical College
Columbus, 1,073 Students
$2,136 - -
Dalton State College
Dalton, 3,190 Students
$3,126 - -
Darton College
Albany, 1,684 Students
$2,181 - -
East Georgia College
Swainsboro, 1,999 Students
$2,224 - -
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, 2,364 Students
$4,950 32 61
Gainesville State College
Oakwood, 5,231 Students
$2,277 15 100
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, 5,721 Students
$7,324 56 64
Georgia Gwinnett College
Lawrenceville, 8,203 Students
$3,920 - -
Georgia Highlands College
Rome, 2,882 Students
$2,224 - -
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus  Best Value
Atlanta, 20,864 Students
$10,008 94 83
Georgia Military College Atlanta Campus
Fairburn, 748 Students
$5,040 - -
Georgia Military College Augusta Campus
Martinez, 737 Students
$4,704 - -
Georgia Military College Columbus Campus
Columbus, 159 Students
$5,472 - -
Georgia Military College Milledgeville Campus
Milledgeville, 1,338 Students
$4,356 - -
Georgia Military College Valdosta Campus
Valdosta, 882 Students
$4,656 - -
Georgia Military College Warner Robins Campus
Warner Robins, 738 Students
$4,320 - -
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Rome, 1,635 Students
$2,136 - -
Georgia Perimeter College
Decatur, 7,327 Students
$2,224 - -
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Clarkston, 922 Students
$2,136 - -
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, 20,843 Students
$4,264 49 67
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, 1,931 Students
$3,965 30 58
Georgia State University
Atlanta, 26,157 Students
$6,984 53 71
Gordon College
Barnesville, 2,376 Students
$2,662 19 52
Gwinnett Technical College
Lawrenceville, 1,964 Students
$2,136 - -
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, 17,538 Students
$4,078 56 72
Lanier Technical College
Oakwood, 1,092 Students
$2,670 - -
Macon State College
Macon, 3,235 Students
$2,277 37 100
Middle Georgia College
Cochran, 2,362 Students
$2,277 - -
Middle Georgia Technical College
Warner Robins, 1,308 Students
$1,920 - -
Moultrie Technical College
Moultrie, 1,142 Students
$2,136 - -
North Georgia College & State University
Dahlonega, 4,769 Students
$3,882 68 100
North Georgia Technical College
Clarkesville, 908 Students
$2,136 - -
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Sandersville, 318 Students
$2,136 - -
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro, 783 Students
$2,136 - -
Okefenokee Technical College
Waycross, 430 Students
$2,040 - -
Savannah State University
Savannah, 3,447 Students
$3,965 70 85
Savannah Technical College
Savannah, 1,440 Students
$2,136 - -
South Georgia College
Douglas, 1,778 Students
$2,532 - -
South Georgia Technical College
Americus, 1,008 Students
$2,136 - -
Southeastern Technical College
Vidalia, 378 Students
$2,136 - -
Southern Crescent Technical College
Griffin, 1,363 Students
$2,136 - -
Southern Polytechnic State University
Marietta, 3,851 Students
$4,417 46 77
Southwest Georgia Technical College
Thomasville, 408 Students
$2,136 - -
University of Georgia  Best Value
Athens, 34,930 Students
$9,552 89 82
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, 9,339 Students
$4,264 38 62
Valdosta State University
Valdosta, 7,726 Students
$4,264 43 67
Waycross College
Waycross, 433 Students
$2,026 - -
West Georgia Technical College
Waco, 1,803 Students
$2,136 - -
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
Valdosta, 946 Students
$2,136 - -