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Tucker, Georgia (GA) Colleges and Universities

There are 31 schools within 25 miles of Tucker, Georgia. Looking at only public and private not-for-profit institutions, we'll be breaking down nearby schools into several categories key to every college search.

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Learn about the graduation rates, net prices, student populations, and proximity to Tucker of several schools located near your town. The figures detailed here have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Tucker, Georgia

Those looking to attend college near Tucker will find several options to choose from that won't require too much travel. The closest school is Georgia Piedmont College at a mere 2.9 miles away. Different kinds of schools are located not much further, including:

  • Georgia Christian University (6.5 miles)
  • Oglethorpe University (6.6 miles)
  • Agnes Scott College (6.7 miles)
  • Emory University (6.9 miles)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (11.0 miles)

Largest Schools near Tucker, Georgia

There are several fairly large schools located near Tucker. With Atlanta not too far, several nearby colleges also offer a more urban college experience. The largest school near Tucker is Georgia State University, with 32,556 students in attendance. The next biggest colleges close by are:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (23,109 students)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (21,371 students)
  • Emory University (14,769 students)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (10,828 students)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (9,942 students)

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  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

Net price is a useful figure when it comes to deciphering the cost of college post-financial aid. The numbers listed here apply solely to full-time undergraduate students and are based on the 2014-2015 school year. The college with the lowest net price near Tucker is Chattahoochee Technical College, where you'll find a net cost of $2,894. Other relatively inexpensive options are:

  • Atlanta Technical College ($2,948)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College ($4,192)
  • Georgia Perimeter College ($6,285)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College ($7,695)
  • Gwinnett Technical College ($8,015)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates discussed here only apply to full-time undergraduate students and are calculated based on 150% of the time usually needed to finish a program. They're taken from the 2015 school year. Emory University has the highest graduation rate in the area at 89%, especially impressive given that its also one of the largest schools around. The next highest graduation rates nearby belong to:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (85%)
  • Spelman College (76%)
  • Agnes Scott College (68%)
  • Georgia State University (54%)
  • Oglethorpe University (53%)

Students looking around Tucker have many large and small college options to choose from as well as schools offering both technical training and general education.

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