There are a multitude of postsecondary schools for students to choose from in the Roswell, GA, area. We focus on the traditional institutions in the area and compare them in several categories using information presented by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Closest Schools to Roswell, Georgia
For students wishing to attend school near Roswell, there are several 2-year and 4-year schools to choose from. The closest schools to Roswell are all private institutions.
- Strayer University-Roswell Campus (4.1 miles from downtown)
- University of Phoenix-Georgia (5.6 miles from downtown)
- American InterContinental University-Atlanta (7.8 miles from downtown)
- Argosy University-Atlanta (7.8 miles from downtown)
- Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (9.5 miles from downtown)
Largest Schools Near Roswell, Georgia
The Roswell area offers a very wide range of student population sizes, from fewer than 100 students to more than 10,000 students. The largest institutions are 4-year schools that almost all offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
- 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)
- Georgia Gwinnett College (11,468 students)
Lowest Net Price
A school's average net price can help students evaluate how affordable a school is. The NCES comes up with this figure by taking the total cost of attendance for full-time, undergrad students and subtracting the average amount of scholarship and grant aid. According to 2014-2015 NCES net prices, there were 32 Roswell-area schools (including specialty schools) with net prices between $10,000 and $20,000 and 6 schools (including specialty schools) with net prices below $10,000.
- Chattahoochee Technical College ($2,894)
- Atlanta Technical College ($2,948)
- Atlanta Metropolitan State College ($4,192)
- Georgia Piedmont Technical College ($7,695)
- Gwinnett Technical College ($8,015)
Highest Graduation Rate
The overall graduation rates reported by the NCES reflect the percentage of full-time, undergraduate students who complete their programs within 150% of 'normal' time, (e.g., 3 years for an associate's program or 6 years for a bachelor's program). Most of the Roswell-area schools had moderate percentage rates of 50% or greater for 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)
- Lincoln College of Technology-Marietta (60% graduation rate)
With the wide range of public and private schools that vary in location, size, price, and graduation rates, students in the Roswell, GA, area should be able to find a school that fits their educational needs.