Georgia In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Georgia by In State Total Cost for 2021

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 2018/2019 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.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Georgia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Macon State College

Macon, Public Not For Profit

$11,159 NA NA
#2 Gainesville State College

Oakwood, Public Not For Profit

$11,769 NA NA
#3 Middle Georgia College

Cochran, Public Not For Profit

$11,935 NA NA
#4 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Tifton, Public Not For Profit

$12,279 29 33
#5 Dalton State College

Dalton, Public Not For Profit

$13,463 NA NA
#6 Gordon College

Barnesville, Public Not For Profit

$14,090 20 5
#7 North Georgia College & State University

Dahlonega, Public Not For Profit

$14,744 NA NA
#8 Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, Public Not For Profit

$14,980 31 30
#9 Savannah State University

Savannah, Public Not For Profit

$15,105 19 16
#10 Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, Public Not For Profit

$15,644 17 3
#11 Southern Polytechnic State University

Marietta, Public Not For Profit

$15,929 NA NA
#12 College of Coastal Georgia

Brunswick, Public Not For Profit

$16,011 25 5
#13 Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Public Not For Profit

$16,055 33 27
#14 Albany State University

Albany, Public Not For Profit

$16,354 19 2
#15 University of Phoenix Augusta Campus

Augusta, Private For Profit

$16,457 NA NA
#16 University of Phoenix Atlanta Campus

Sandy Springs, Private For Profit

$16,464 NA NA
#17 Augusta State University

Augusta, Public Not For Profit

$16,872 NA NA
#18 University of Phoenix Savannah Campus

Savannah, Private For Profit

$17,039 NA NA
#19 University of Phoenix Columbus Georgia Campus

Columbus, Private For Profit

$17,070 NA NA
#20 Armstrong State University

Savannah, Public Not For Profit

$17,188 NA NA
#21 Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Public Not For Profit

$17,693 43 24
#22 University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Public Not For Profit

$18,235 31 8
#23 Columbus State University

Columbus, Public Not For Profit

$18,568 26 10
#24 Clayton State University

Morrow, Public Not For Profit

$18,572 NA NA
#25 Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Public Not For Profit

$18,879 NA NA
#26 Bauder College

Atlanta, Private For Profit

$19,729 NA NA
#27 Georgia Christian University

Lilburn, Private Not For Profit

$19,820 NA NA
#28 Shorter University College of Adult & Professional Programs

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$19,910 NA NA
#29 Carver Bible College

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$20,181 NA NA
#30 American InterContinental University Atlanta

Atlanta, Private For Profit

$20,429 NA NA
#31 Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville, Public Not For Profit

$20,782 27 4
#32 Beulah Heights University

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$21,460 NA NA
#33 Virginia College Augusta

Augusta, Private For Profit

$23,248 NA NA
#34 Luther Rice University

Lithonia, Private Not For Profit

$23,336 NA NA
#35 University of Georgia

Athens, Public Not For Profit

$23,384 75 86
#36 Paine College

Augusta, Private Not For Profit

$23,758 27 32
#37 DeVry University Georgia

Decatur, Private For Profit

$23,769 NA NA
#38 Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, Public Not For Profit

$24,078 49 15
#39 Herzing University Atlanta

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$24,514 NA NA
#40 Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

Atlanta, Public Not For Profit

$25,572 78 90
#41 Thomas University

Thomasville, Private Not For Profit

$25,980 NA NA
#42 Georgia State University

Atlanta, Public Not For Profit

$26,244 45 28
#43 Brewton Parker College

Mount Vernon, Private Not For Profit

$28,030 16 NA
#44 Life University

Marietta, Private Not For Profit

$29,901 51 9
#45 Emmanuel College

Franklin Springs, Private Not For Profit

$30,112 27 5
#46 Truett McConnell College

Cleveland, Private Not For Profit

$30,574 18 2
#47 Point University

East Point, Private Not For Profit

$32,185 23 3
#48 Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls, Private Not For Profit

$32,680 34 8
#49 Shorter University

Rome, Private Not For Profit

$32,970 35 20
#50 Wesleyan College

Macon, Private Not For Profit

$34,030 49 88
#51 Reinhardt University

Waleska, Private Not For Profit

$35,500 40 25
#52 Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$35,882 24 NA
#53 Piedmont College

Demorest, Private Not For Profit

$38,760 54 70
#54 Young Harris College

Young Harris, Private Not For Profit

$40,693 36 40
#55 LaGrange College

Lagrange, Private Not For Profit

$44,510 47 53
#56 Brenau University

Gainesville, Private Not For Profit

$44,884 45 34
#57 Morehouse College

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$44,941 NA NA
#58 Spelman College

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$47,310 64 8
#59 Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, Private Not For Profit

$47,470 54 52
#60 Mercer University

Macon, Private Not For Profit

$51,044 68 92
#61 Berry College

Mount Berry, Private Not For Profit

$51,316 63 77
#62 Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$54,180 47 53
#63 Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Private Not For Profit

$55,307 41 NA
#64 Agnes Scott College

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$56,360 NA NA
#65 Emory University

Atlanta, Private Not For Profit

$70,000 95 97