Buckhead, Georgia (GA) Colleges and Universities

There are eleven colleges located within 50 miles of Buckhead, Georgia. Here we'll be breaking the non-sepcialty colleges down into four statistical categories key to every search for the right college.

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Get a more thorough understanding of the colleges near Buckhead by familiarizing yourself with statistics provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Buckhead, Georgia

The closest schools to Buckhead require a bit of traveling, but those able to look 25-50 miles outside of town will find several options to consider, including a few 4-year public and private schools as well as technical institutions. The closest schools are;

  • University of Georgia (25.7 miles)
  • Athens Technical College (30.7 miles)
  • Georgia College and State University (31.3 miles)
  • Strayer University-Lithonia Campus (48.2 miles)
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College (48.8 miles)

Largest Schools Near Buckhead, Georgia

There are several medium-sized schools near Buckhead as well as one large university. These schools are located in a mix of urban, town, and rural settings. While not all student populations in the area are reported, the largest reported student numbers go in this order:

  • University of Georgia (36,130 students)
  • Georgia College and State University (6,889 students)
  • Athens Technical College (4,199 students)
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College (1,569 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price can help students feel out what college will cost once financial aid has entered the picture. Net cost is estimated through a subtraction of the average amount of aid given from the total cost of college attendance. For full-time undergraduate students who attended college over the 2014-2015 year, the lowest reported net tuitions around Buckhead were:

  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College ($636)
  • Athens Technical College ($6,446)
  • University of Georgia ($13,280)
  • Georgia College and State University ($17,609)

Highest Graduation Rate

Graduation rates are calculated against 150% of the usual time it takes students to complete their programs of study. Our focus here will again be directed solely to full-time undergraduate students, drawing from the 2015 year. The best reported graduation rates near Buckhead are:

  • University of Georgia (85%)
  • Georgia College and State University (60%)
  • Athens Technical College (30%)
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College (25%)

Students in the Buckhead area have limited options close by, though they may find what they're looking for with one of the 4-year public universities or smaller colleges within range.

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