U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report lists Georgia College as a ‘Top Public School’

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report lists Georgia College as a ‘Top Public School’

T he 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list designates Georgia College as ninth in the South—the highest-ranked Georgia institution in this category for the third year in a row.

“Georgia College continues to be recognized as a leading higher education institution that provides an outstanding liberal arts experience,” said Dr. Steve Dorman, Georgia College president. “As we embark on our path to preeminence, I would like to credit this recognition to our accomplished faculty, staff and students for their efforts in making these achievements possible.”

Georgia College’s undergraduate nursing program appeared in a newly established rankings list for 2022 and was the fourth-highest ranking program in Georgia to be featured.

The guidebook lists Georgia College 21st out of the Best Regional Universities in the South. “Best Regional Universities” are not ranked nationally, but rather against their peer group in one of four geographic regions — North, South, Midwest and West.


Georgia College was also named a top undergraduate teaching institution in the South and ranked sixth in Georgia for undergraduate computer science programs.

The “Best Colleges” guidebook is made up of a wide variety of data on assessments by peers and counselors, retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance and the alumni giving rate.

The Princeton Review also recognized Georgia College on its "2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region" list for the 15th consecutive year. The university is a member of the elite group classified as the “Best Southeastern” colleges and universities.

Georgia College was distinguished by The Princeton Review for its “excellent academics” and student reports on their campus experience. The university is one in only 23 percent of national four-year colleges to be featured on their website.