Georgia Community Colleges

  • There are 70 community colleges located throughout Georgia (54 public colleges and 16 private colleges), serving 182,331 students.
  • For Georgia community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,834 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 72% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 27:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(GA) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
5%
Black
33%
White
48%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
9%
GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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