3 Georgia Universities Rank Among Top 50 In The Country

Three universities in Georgia are among the best in the country, according to an analysis by U.S. News & World Report.

The magazine said it “assessed an all-time high of 1,500 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality” and ranked Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Georgia among its Top 50 “Best National University Rankings.”

The magazine ranked Emory University at number 22, saying, “Emory University is a private institution that was founded in 1836. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,130 (fall 2021), its setting is city, and the campus size is 631 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Emory University’s ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #22. Its tuition and fees are $57,948.”

It ranked Georgia Institute of Technology at number 44, saying, “Georgia Institute of Technology is a public institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,447 (fall 2021), its setting is urban, and the campus size is 400 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Georgia Institute of Technology’s ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #44. Its in-state tuition and fees are $11,764; out-of-state tuition and fees are $32,876.”

And the magazine ranked the University of Georgia at number 49, saying, “University of Georgia is a public institution that was founded in 1785. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 30,166 (fall 2021), its setting is city, and the campus size is 767 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Georgia’s ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #49. Its in-state tuition and fees are $11,180; out-of-state tuition and fees are $30,220″

Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp responded to the news on Twitter. 

“Congratulations to @GeorgiaTech, @universityofga, and @EmoryUniversity on being named in the top 50 national universities! We’re proud of all our higher ed institutions that prepare the next generation for success,” Kemp wrote, with a link to a report from WSB-TV News. 

D & B Staff

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