Georgia has some of the best public and private colleges in the country. The state also offers everything from large universities to small colleges, which make finding the right fit easy for you.
Here are the top 20 universities in Georgia that provide excellent education and quality of living.
20. Life University
Life University is a private institution that was founded in 1974. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 811, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 104 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar.
Its tuition and fees are $10,500 (2014-15).
The mission of Life University is to educate its students in a set of core life proficiencies, equipping them to become skilled professionals, and preparing them for successful careers focused on serving the health needs of society.
To fulfill this mission, the University, an institution based on contemporary vitalistic principles, offers high quality, integrative programs in chiropractic, biology, nutrition, sports health science, general studies and business.
When applying to Life University, it’s important to note the application deadline is September 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1.
The application fee at Life University is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 40.9 percent.
The student-faculty ratio at Life University is 14:1, and the school has 68.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
The most popular majors at Life University include: Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; and Dietetics/Dietitian.
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.5 percent.
Life University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 811, with a gender distribution of 51.5 percent male students and 48.5 percent female students.
Life University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health service.
Life University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).
Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Life University.
Cost and Financial Aid
At Life University, 78.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,300.