Largest Universities in Georgia

The largest colleges and universities in Georgia are the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Southern University, among others.

Founded in 1785, The University of Georgia (UGA) is the oldest and largest of the state's institutions of higher learning. The University's public service program is one of the largest and most comprehensive conducted by an American educational institution. The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Class of 2014 has a record number of 144 students enrolled in the four-year doctor of pharmacy curriculum. It is the largest class in the College's 107-year history.

Georgia State University is the second largest university in the state, and is classified as RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity). It has students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation, and from more than 160 countries.

Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is the fastest growing institution in the University System of Georgia and is the third-largest university in Georgia. Kennesaw State's nursing program is the largest nursing program in the state. The College of Education is the second-largest preparer of teachers in the state. And the Executive MBA program, housed in the Coles College of Business, is the second-largest program of its kind in the country and was recognized among the best in the world by CEO Magazine in 2009.

Georgia Southern University is recognized as one of America's Best Colleges. The ROTC Eagle Battalion (Military Science) at Georgia Southern is the largest in the Southeast United States at a non‐military university campus. The Construction Management Program is the largest program of its kind in the state.

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