Tuition-wise, the College Board reported that, in the ’15-’16 school year, the average in-state tuition and fees for four-year public schools was ,450, while the out-of-state average was ,310.
As for the state’s financial aid efforts, the National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs (NASSGAP) reported that Georgia awarded 9.9 million in non need grants for the ’13-’14 school year.
Grants make up 20.4% of the state’s total fiscal support for higher education.
Altogether, Georgia maintains highly competitive tuition rates and dedicates a large portion of state funding to student grants.
Before we look at the best online colleges in Georgia for 2016, let’s investigate higher education in Georgia overall, as well as the organizations shaping online education in the state.
Some programs offered by online colleges in GA are so sought after that they call for their own dedicated site.
The Georgia Web MBA and Web BSIT are prime examples.
Located in Kennesaw, Georgia, Kennesaw State University also maintains a campus in nearby Marietta.
KSU is one of the best online colleges in Georgia — the school offers more than 70 degree, certificate, and hybrid programs, and makes over 400 courses available online.
These programs are unique in that they are offered by a collection of schools, meaning students enrolled can engage with professors, research and peers from any of the member institutions.