2018 Best Online Colleges in Georgia

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The 20 schools on this list are the best online schools in Georgia based on their academic rigor and affordable costs. Kennesaw State University ranks #1 and offers degrees such as information technology, supply chain logistics, cybersecurity, and more for $6,169 a year. Ranked fourteenth, University of Georgia has the highest academic strength on the list (77%) and offers a total of 26 online programs, such as a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education. The school has a graduation rate of 85%.

View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Georgia, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Academic Strength
#1 #1 Kennesaw State University Annual Tuition $6,169 Academic Strength 67%
#2 #2 Georgia Southern University Annual Tuition $6,528 Academic Strength 68%
#3 #3 Georgia College & State University Annual Tuition $8,670 Academic Strength 71%
#4 #4 Mercer University Annual Tuition $10,850 Academic Strength 74%
#5 #5 University of North Georgia Annual Tuition $7,350 Academic Strength 63%
#6 #6 Georgia Southwestern State University Annual Tuition $5,970 Academic Strength 60%
#7 #7 Valdosta State University Annual Tuition $7,500 Academic Strength 62%
#8 #8 Middle Georgia State University Annual Tuition $5,070 Academic Strength 56%
#9 #9 Albany State University Annual Tuition $6,000 Academic Strength 56%
#10 #10 University of West Georgia Annual Tuition $7,920 Academic Strength 59%
#11 #11 Fort Valley State University Annual Tuition $5,859 Academic Strength 54%
#12 #12 Columbus State University Annual Tuition $8,525 Academic Strength 60%
#13 #13 Augusta University Annual Tuition $10,560 Academic Strength 65%
#14 #14 University of Georgia Annual Tuition $17,422 Academic Strength 77%
#15 #15 Toccoa Falls College Annual Tuition $10,656 Academic Strength 61%
#16 #16 Shorter University Annual Tuition $10,800 Academic Strength 59%
#17 #17 Truett McConnell University Annual Tuition $10,675 Academic Strength 58%
#18 #18 Brenau University Annual Tuition $18,720 Academic Strength 61%
#19 #19 Georgia State University Annual Tuition $28,214 Academic Strength 66%
#20 #20 Savannah College of Art and Design Annual Tuition $36,630 Academic Strength 66%
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2018 Online Colleges in Georgia Ranking Details

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,169
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Academic Strength: 67%
  • Locations: Kennesaw

Online Bachelor's Degrees (15)

Online Master's Degrees (30)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,528
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Academic Strength: 68%
  • Locations: Statesboro

Online Bachelor's Degrees (3)

Online Master's Degrees (22)

Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (25)

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,670
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Academic Strength: 71%
  • Locations: Milledgeville

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (20)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $10,850
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • Academic Strength: 74%
  • Locations: Macon

Online Bachelor's Degrees (11)

Online Master's Degrees (20)

Online Certificate Programs (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,350
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Academic Strength: 63%
  • Locations: Dahlonega

Online Associate Degrees (5)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (11)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (6)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Valdosta

Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (28)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (24)

  • Annual Tuition: $6,000
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Academic Strength: 56%
  • Locations: Albany

Online Associate Degrees (22)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (10)

Online Master's Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (8)

  • Annual Tuition: $7,920
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Academic Strength: 59%
  • Locations: Carrollton

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (13)

Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (16)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,525
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Academic Strength: 60%
  • Locations: Columbus

Online Bachelor's Degrees (9)

Online Master's Degrees (21)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (13)

  • Annual Tuition: $17,422
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Academic Strength: 77%
  • Locations: Athens

Online Bachelor's Degrees (2)

Online Master's Degrees (13)

Online Certificate Programs (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $18,720
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Academic Strength: 61%
  • Locations: Multiple Locations

Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (46)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (22)

  • Annual Tuition: $28,214
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Atlanta

Online Associate Degrees (17)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (11)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $36,630
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Savannah

Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (21)

Online Certificate Programs (1)

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Georgia (52)

Accounting, nursing, education, and psychology are among the most popular majors in Georgia. Low overall tuition rates at these schools offer online students many affordable options. For instance, Valdosta State University offers a bachelor's degree in psychology for $7,500 annually, while Georgia Southwestern State University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting for $5,970. Nurse practitioners, web developers, and physician assistants are among the most in-demand job categories in this state. Georgia Southern University, Columbus State and Georgia Southwestern State University all offer a wide variety of degrees in nursing, while Georgia Southwestern State University also offers a master's of science in computer science.

At a Glance:

  • 80% of colleges in Georgia have tuition of less than $20,000 per year.
  • The state of Georgia offers six different grants to eligible state residents attending college.
  • Georgia's Race to the Top fund is a $4 billion federal grant opportunity being applied, in large part, towards adopting standards and assessments that prepare students to succeed in college and the workplace and to compete in the global economy.

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