Most Affordable Colleges in the state of Georgia for 2019

State of Georgia
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Georgia residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Georgia residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Georgia.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 East Georgia State College $11,800 Image $16,000 26% 3,003 845 100%
2 Dalton State College $12,000 Image $17,100 30% 5,164 950 43.43%
3 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College $12,100 Image $15,300 21% 3,394 1,015 70.21%
4 Middle Georgia State University $13,000 Image $15,800 18% 7,221 960 93.97%
5 South Georgia State College $14,000 Image $16,600 16% 2,540 N/A N/A
6 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $14,200 Image $31,200 55% 15,573 1,349 23.4%
7 Savannah State University $14,300 Image $17,100 16% 4,239 940 55.75%
7 University of North Georgia $14,300 Image $20,300 30% 18,173 1,065 78.07%
9 Gordon State College $14,900 Image $17,100 13% 3,986 930 83.64%
10 Albany State University $15,200 Image $22,000 31% 6,262 945 49.67%
10 Georgia Southwestern State University $15,200 Image $20,500 26% 2,606 1,045 67.47%
12 Clayton State University $15,700 Image $20,300 23% 6,555 965 41.79%
13 University of Georgia $15,900 Image $26,700 41% 28,848 1,323 54.01%
14 Armstrong State University $16,300 Image $20,900 22% 6,281 1,060 79.62%
15 Fort Valley State University $16,500 Image $22,700 27% 2,344 692 43.66%
16 Emory University $16,900 Image $67,800 75% 6,937 1,438 22.04%
17 Columbus State University $17,200 Image $21,900 21% 6,799 1,015 53.4%
18 Wesleyan College $17,300 Image $25,500 32% 564 1,120 46.6%
19 College of Coastal Georgia $17,400 Image $22,500 23% 3,663 940 94.69%
20 Valdosta State University $17,700 Image $22,500 21% 8,778 1,065 74.17%
21 Georgia Southern University $18,100 Image $22,800 21% 17,759 1,180 68.29%
22 University of West Georgia $18,400 Image $26,300 30% 11,229 1,020 58.62%
23 Paine College $18,600 Image $24,900 25% 426 855 31.8%
24 Georgia College - State University $19,700 Image $29,400 33% 5,987 1,205 78.99%
24 Georgia State University $19,700 Image $26,000 24% 25,770 1,135 69.85%
26 Covenant College $20,600 Image $48,200 57% 1,030 1,266 95.23%
27 Mercer University $20,900 Image $51,500 59% 4,747 1,288 73.26%
28 Agnes Scott College $21,400 Image $58,200 63% 921 1,182 65.58%
28 Georgia Gwinnett College $21,400 Image $25,100 15% 12,287 N/A N/A
28 Kennesaw State University $21,400 Image $25,700 17% 32,945 1,170 60.63%
31 Augusta University $21,500 Image $22,300 4% 5,291 1,010 74.59%
32 Brewton-Parker College $21,700 Image $31,500 31% 783 930 98.98%
33 Emmanuel College $21,900 Image $21,900 0% 953 1,025 43.07%
34 Piedmont College $22,200 Image $39,300 44% 1,281 1,065 59.52%
35 Berry College $23,000 Image $49,600 54% 1,978 1,249 61.6%
36 Reinhardt University $23,700 Image $39,500 40% 1,408 1,040 88.63%
36 Shorter University $23,700 Image $33,100 28% 1,403 1,020 53.37%
38 Brenau University $24,700 Image $47,500 48% 1,736 1,010 66.13%
39 Point University $25,100 Image $30,600 18% 1,926 970 35.06%
40 LaGrange College $26,000 Image $46,000 43% 937 1,105 56.89%
41 Toccoa Falls College $27,400 Image $39,400 30% 1,411 1,045 58.72%
42 Oglethorpe University $27,600 Image $56,900 51% 1,250 1,214 58.04%
43 Truett-McConnell University $33,000 Image $33,000 0% 2,573 1,035 94.62%
44 Young Harris College $35,700 Image $40,500 12% 1,202 1,105 52.51%
45 Clark Atlanta University $36,600 Image $37,300 2% 3,302 1,000 57.93%
46 Spelman College $41,100 Image $61,500 33% 2,137 1,165 40.05%
47 Savannah College of Art and Design $46,900 Image $57,000 18% 10,674 1,155 92.87%
School data from 2016-2017
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