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Colleges and Universities in South Georgia

Higher Education Articles February 15, 2013

There are several colleges and universities in South Georgia, which provide professional undergraduate, graduate, and certificate degree programs. Georgia Southern State University, Georgia Southern University, and South Georgia College are just some schools located in this section of the state.

Georgia Southern University – Statesboro, Georgia

Georgia Southern University (GSU) is the largest higher education center in South Georgia and in 1906 it began as an agricultural college. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has classified GSU as a ‘Doctoral and Research University’. There are over one hundred thirty undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs offered by GSU through eight colleges. There are several academic programs offered in information technology, public health, social studies, liberal arts, health and human sciences, and education. The school’s College of Business Administration is one of the most prestigious and largest colleges at the university; it was ranked as one of the country’s 301 top business schools by the Princeton Review.

Contact Information
•Address: Highway 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460
•Phone: (912) 478-4636

South Georgia College – Douglas, Georgia

This two-year college has certificate and associate degree programs in more than thirty areas of study for students to enroll into. The associate degree programs are designed to help transition students to a four-year University System of Georgia university or college. South Georgia College is one of the few junior colleges in Georgia, which offers on-campus housing to students that is a contributing factor to the seventy percent of students who are enrolled full-time.

Contact Information
•Address: 100 West College Park Drive, Douglas, Georgia 31533
•Phone: (800) 342-6364

Valdosta State University – Valdosta, Georgia

Valdosta State University provides doctoral, master, bachelor, and associate degree programs. A specialize graduate degree in education is available. Common majors include psychology, nursing, English literature, management, business, and early childhood education. During the past five years, Valdosta State University have been implementing major structural changes and improving its facilities to accommodate the increasing population of students. Current improvements include the installation of specialized equipment in the spectroscopy and biotechnical facility, and the science center.

Contact Information
•Address: 1500 North Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698
•Phone: (229) 333-5800

Complete List of Public Universities and Colleges in South Georgia

University/College Student Enrollments Institution Type
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 3,600 Public, 4-year
Albany State University 4,176 Public, 4-year
Albany Technical College 3,004 Public, 2-year
Armstrong Atlantic State University 7,067 Public, 4-year
Bainbridge College 3,091 Public, 2-year
Columbus State University 7,951 Public, 4-year
Darton College 5,018 Public, 2-year
Georgia Military College – Valdosta Campus 1,007 Public, 2-year
Georgia Southwestern State University 2,717 Public, 4-year
Moultrie Technical College 2,255 Public, 2-year
Savannah State University 3,453 Public, 4-year
Valdosta State University 11,490 Public, 4-year
Valdosta Technical College 2,471 Public, 2-year

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