Dunwoody, Georgia (GA) Colleges and Universities

To help students identify schools that could meet their educational needs, we take a look at public and private traditional colleges and universities within 25 miles of Dunwoody. These schools are listed in four categories based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Closest Schools to Dunwoody, Georgia

Would-be students in the Dunwoody, Georgia, area, can choose from many traditional postsecondary institutions. Since Dunwoody is so close to Atlanta, students can expect to find a variety of nearby liberal arts schools with a range of available programs. The following schools are the closest to Dunwoody:

  • Georgia Christian University (2.4 miles)
  • University of Phoenix - Georgia (2.6 miles)
  • Interactive College of Technology - Chamblee (2.8 miles)
  • Strayer University - Georgia (2.8 miles)
  • American InterContinental Univeristy (3.9 miles)

Largest Schools Near Dunwoody, Georgia

For larger traditional schools in the area, there are four 4-year schools and one 2-year school all with enrollment numbers of over 10,000 students. Larger schools usually offer more program variety and scheduling flexibility, which many students prefer. In the Dunwoody area, these schools have the most students:

  • Georgia State University (32,556)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus (14,682)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (21,371)
  • Emory University (14,769)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (10,828)

Lowest Net Price

Students may also consider cost when evaluating potential schools. NCES calculates net price by subtracting the average amount of grants or scholarship aid from the total cost of attending a school. Most of the schools in the Dunwoody area have net prices above $10,000, although there are also cheaper options. These schools had the lowest net prices for full-time undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 school year:

  • Chattahoochee Technical College ($2,894)
  • Atlanta Technical College ($2,948)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College ($4,192)
  • Georgia Perimeter College ($6,285)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College ($7,695)

Highest Graduation Rate

Graduation rates are another tool for evaluating the success of potential schools. The NCES calculates graduation rates by totaling the number of first-time students who complete their degree or certificate program within 150% of 'normal time' of their program's projected completion time (e.g., 6 years for a bachelor's degree). Most of the colleges and universities near Dunwoody have graduation rates above 50%. These schools had the highest graduation rates among traditional schools for full-time undergraduate students who graduated in 2015:

  • Emory University (89%)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus (85%)
  • Spelman College (76%)
  • Agnes Scott College (68%)
  • Georgia State University (54%)

Near Dunwoody, Georgia, you can take a look at school location, school size, school cost and graduation rate to help you narrow down your search for the right school.

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