5 Things to Know About a New Website that Compares Georgia's Colleges

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

Students trying to decide where to go to college in Georgia and what to study now have one more place to look for guidance.

The University System of Georgia on Tuesday launched a website that allows college-bound students to compare the cost to attend its 26 colleges and universities. The site also provides salary data for graduates by school and by major, plus graduation and loan default rates and the percent of students who keep their HOPE Scholarship after the first year.

“This is the most impressive presentation that I have seen since I’ve been on the board,” said Dr. C. Thomas Hopkins Jr. “We’ve needed this for a long time. Our students are going to really benefit from this.”

Said Chair Harold Reynolds: “We strongly believe in transparency so parents and students know what they are getting into and know what their options are.” See more