Kennesaw, Georgia (GA) Colleges and Universities

Students who live in or near Kennesaw, GA, will find 23 public and private not-for-profit schools within 25 miles. Discover statistics, including school prices and graduation rates, to help you choose the ideal institution for your studies.

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Learn about public and private non-profit schools in or near Kennesaw, Georgia. Evaluate data pertaining to some of these schools, including the number of students, graduation rates, net prices, and proximity to the downtown area, with all numbers culled from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Kennesaw, Georgia

Three schools are located less than 10 miles from downtown Kennesaw. A university can be found in the immediate downtown area. For those looking to pursue their studies near Kennesaw, look into the following schools:

  • Kennesaw State University (located downtown)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (located 7.5 miles from downtown)
  • Life University (located 7.5 miles from downtown)
  • Oglethorpe University (located 17.9 miles from downtown)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus (located 20.8 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Kennesaw, Georgia

Two of the most populous schools in the area for 2015 are located within an eight-mile radius of downtown. The four institutions with the greatest enrollment had more than 10,000 students that year. For those who value a densely populated school, consider the following institutions:

  • Kennesaw State University (33,252 students)
  • Georgia State University (32,058 students)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus (25,034 students)
  • Emory University (13,788 students)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (9,817 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 Prices

The NCES subtracts the average financial aid given to full-time undergraduates from their total program cost in order to find net prices. Two colleges had net costs below $10,000 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Two of those schools are less than 10 miles from downtown.

  • Chattahoochee Technical College ($2,894)
  • Atlanta Technical College ($2,948)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus ($12,736)
  • Georgia State University ($14,134)
  • Kennesaw State University ($17,493)

Highest Graduation Rates

The NCES uses the total number of full-time undergraduates who complete their studies in 150% of the normal amount of time in order to find graduation rates. For students who started in the autumn of 2009, three institutions had rates better than 75%. These schools all had more than 2,000 undergraduates in 2015.

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

For those pursuing an education in or near Kennesaw, there are multiple public and private non-profit schools that offer low costs, good graduation rates, and large student populations.

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