Located in the southeast of the United States, Georgia shares borders with Florida to the south, Alabama to the west, Tennessee and North Carolina to the north, and South Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Total population for the state was estimated at 9,687,653, according to the 2010 Census. Atlanta is the state capital. Other major cities include Athens, Savannah, Columbus, and Augusta.
A 2014 ranking by CNBC rated Georgia the best state for business. The state is home to 17 companies on the 2014 Fortune 500 list, including Home Depot, United Parcel Service, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Aflac, The Southern Company, Genuine Parts, First Data Corporation, AGCO Corporation, Rock-Tenn Company, SunTrust Banks, HD Supply Holdings, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Mohawk Industries, NCR Corporation, Newell Rubbermaid, and Asbury Automotive Group.
The University System of Georgia includes the University of Georgia, which is the oldest public university in the United States. There are almost 70 public colleges, universities, and technical colleges in the state, as well as over 45 private institutes of higher learning.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Industrial Engineering,Management,Mechanical Engineering||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Georgia Southern University||Business,Education,Engineering||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Kennesaw State University||Business,Communications/ Journalism,Education||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Georgia State University||Business,Education,Social Sciences||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Georgia||Finance,Political Science,Psychology||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Oxford College of Emory University||Liberal Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Southern Polytechnic State University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Armstrong Atlantic State University||Education,Health,Liberal Arts||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Savannah College of Art and Design||Liberal Arts,Management,Nursing||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of West Georgia||Business,Communications/ Journalism,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|