Georgia’s Best Colleges for 2017 Determined by LearnHowToBecome.org

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Student’s Post-College Earnings, Quality of Degree Programs Used to Rank Best Schools

LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has announced its list of the best four-year and two-year colleges in Georgia for this year. Using government-backed data analysis, 74 Georgia schools were highlighted for excellence in programs and career resources. Of the 48 four-year schools honored, Emory University, Mercer University, University of Georgia, Brenau University and Spelman College came in as the top of the list. 26 two-year schools also made the list; Athens Technical College, Bainbridge State College, Augusta Technical College, Andrew College and South Georgia Technical College were the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“The Georgia job market is booming in 2017, and college graduates have their pick of careers in a wide variety of industries,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “The schools on our list provide not only an exceptional education, but also employment resources that can lead to strong post-college earnings.”

To be included on “Best Colleges” list for the state of Georgia, schools must be regionally accredited and not-for-profit. Each college is also analyzed based on more than a dozen metrics that include the annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, availability of career counseling services, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Georgia” list, visit:

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/georgia/

Georgia’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
Agnes Scott College
Albany State University
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Berry College
Brenau University
Brewton-Parker College
Clark Atlanta University
Clayton State University
College of Coastal Georgia
Columbus State University
Covenant College
Dalton State College
Emmanuel College
Emory University
Fort Valley State University
Georgia Christian University
Georgia College and State University
Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Georgia Regents University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgia State University
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw State University
LaGrange College
Life University
Mercer University
Middle Georgia State University
Morehouse College
Oglethorpe University
Paine College
Piedmont College
Point University
Reinhardt University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah State University
Shorter University
Spelman College
Thomas University
Toccoa Falls College
Truett-McConnell College
University of Georgia
University of North Georgia
University of West Georgia
Valdosta State University
Wesleyan College
Young Harris College

Georgia’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include the following schools:
Albany Technical College
Andrew College
Athens Technical College
Atlanta Technical College
Augusta Technical College
Bainbridge State College
Central Georgia Technical College
Chattahoochee Technical College
Coastal Pines Technical College
Columbus Technical College
Georgia Military College
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Georgia Perimeter College
Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Gwinnett Technical College
Lanier Technical College
North Georgia Technical College
Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Ogeechee Technical College
Savannah Technical College
South Georgia Technical College
Southeastern Technical College
Southern Regional Technical College
Southern Regional Technical College
West Georgia Technical College
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

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