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Universities & Colleges in Georgia

University City
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta
Emory University Atlanta
University of Georgia Athens
Georgia State University Atlanta
Mercer University Macon
Berry College Mount Berry
Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta
Covenant College Lookout Mountain
Georgia College & State University Milledgeville
Georgia Southern University Statesboro
Oglethorpe University Atlanta
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw
Valdosta State University Valdosta
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah
Spelman College Atlanta
LaGrange College Lagrange
Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah
Morehouse College Atlanta
Toccoa Falls College Toccoa Falls
Piedmont College Demorest
University of West Georgia Carrollton
Columbus State University Columbus
Brenau University Gainesville
College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick
Wesleyan College Macon
Young Harris College Young Harris
Atlanta Christian College East Point
Georgia Southwestern State University Americus
Clayton State University Morrow
Emmanuel College Franklin Springs
Reinhardt University Waleska
Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon
Shorter University Rome
Truett-McConnell College Cleveland
Albany State University Albany
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton
Savannah State University Savannah
Clark Atlanta University Atlanta
Fort Valley State University Fort Valley
Gordon College Barnesville
Paine College Augusta
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Atlanta
Augusta State University Augusta
DeVry University-Georgia Decatur
Gainesville State College Oakwood
Herzing University Atlanta
Middle Georgia College Cochran
North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega
Thomas University Thomasville
Beulah Heights University Atlanta
Life University Marietta
Medical College of Georgia Augusta
University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus Sandy Springs
University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia Campus Columbus
Agnes Scott College Decatur
South University-Savannah Savannah
Interdenominational Theological Center Atlanta
Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs Atlanta
Westwood College-Northlake Atlanta
University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus Savannah
Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville
Argosy University-Atlanta Atlanta
Luther Rice University Lithonia
Bauder College Atlanta
Dalton State College Dalton
Macon State College Macon
The Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta
Columbia Theological Seminary Decatur
Morehouse School of Medicine Atlanta
University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus Augusta
American InterContinental University Atlanta
Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown Atlanta


Situated, on the southeastern shoreline of America, Georgia has a humid subtropical climate. Owing to its location summers are hot and humid while the winters are cooler in this state. The percentage of daily humidity in Georgia is not very high. According to the United States Census Bureau, there has been a 1.32% increase in the population of Georgia within a year. As on July 1, 2011 the state the population of the state was estimated to be 9,815,210.The capital of Georgia, Atlanta is home numerous Fortune 500 companies such as Home Depot, United Parcel Service, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, Aflac, and Genuine Parts amongst others.

Major industries
Apart from textile, timber, food is also a major industry in Georgia and is famous world over as the top producer of pecans. Gainesville, which falls in the northeast of Georgia, is known as the Poultry Capital of the World.

Top Universities
This American state is truly one of the best places for international students to get their graduate and master's degree. Georgia boasts of 34 state universities and 32 private universities. Most of the universities and colleges in the state are predominantly good for studying biomedical and health sciences. The majority of the top schools in Georgia are located in the large metro hub of the state, Atlanta. A number of Georgia colleges and universities are considered to be the best Southeastern colleges, offering quality education to their students. The top universities in the state of Georgia include Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University.

Although, Georgia has lower-than-average unemployment rate but the growing numbers of jobs in varying industries are bound to make the economy of the state strong. The top 5 employments out of the 20 fastest-growing jobs in Georgia are in the field of computer industry while the rest is related to health care sector. Additionally, 50% of these jobs have more than average wages.

International students
As many as 15,359 foreign students attend the universities in Georgia, with Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and Georgia State University being the top three. Here, most of the students come from china, India and South Korea, followed by twain and France.

Tuition fee and financial aid
At Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, for instance, the in state tuition fee is $10,600 and out-of-state tuition is $29,000. In the year 2010, 51% of graduates took loans for their education at this college. While in Emory University the tuition and Fees is $42,000 and in the year 2010, 43% of the graduates took loans.

Cost of living
When it comes to the cost of living in the state, it is much less than the nationwide average. In Georgia, the average yearly salary is $44,000, which is $2,800.00 less than the U.S. average pay per year. Same goes for the CPI or the consumer price index of Georgia, which is 216. This is 3.57% lower than the U.S. city average CPI that is 224.

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