Bringing together Atlanta-area colleges and universities.

Higher Education in the Atlanta Region
A diverse mix of missions, programs and students

Whatever you're looking for in higher education, you can find it in the Atlanta region. World-class research institutions, liberal arts colleges, comprehensive universites and specialized schools of art, medicine, technolgy and theology -- in campus settings that range from lush tree-lined quads to urban concrete highrises. These colleges and universites offer an array of degree programs few metro areas can match. They rank Atlanta among leading regions for university research, including work to eliminate disease and inform public policy. And they make Atlanta a better place to live in countless ways, enhancing quality of life with everything from arts and cultural events to college radio to park-like greenspace.

Agnes Scott College
Liberal arts college for women
(Private nonprofit)
Decatur
Brenau University
Liberal arts institution
Liberal arts college for women
(Private nonprofit)
Gainesville
Clark Atlanta University
Research university
Historically black university
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Clayton State University
Comprehensive university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Morrow
Columbia Theological Seminary
Graduate school of theology
(Private nonprofit)
Decatur
Emory University
Research university
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Georgia Gwinnett College
Comprehensive college
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Lawrenceville
Georgia Institute of Technology
Research university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Atlanta
Georgia State University
Research university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Atlanta
Interdenominational Theological Center
Graduate school of theology
Historically black institution
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Kennesaw State University
Comprehensive university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Kennesaw
Mercer University
Research university
Faith-based institution
(private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Mercer University Macon
Research university
Faith-based institution
(private nonprofit)
Macon
Morehouse College
Liberal arts college for men
Historically black college
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Morehouse School of Medicine
Independent medical college
Historically black institution
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Oglethorpe University
Liberal arts college
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
SCAD-Atlanta
Specialized university in the arts
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
Southern Polytechnic State University
Specialized university in science, engineering and technology
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Marietta
Spelman College
Liberal arts college for women
Historically black college
(Private nonprofit)
Atlanta
University of Georgia
Research university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Athens
University of West Georgia
Comprehensive university
(Public: University System of Georgia)
Carrollton
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