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Local Community Colleges in Georgia

Colleges North America

Offers a list of all two-year community colleges and technical schools within Georgia, including brief introduction and official website address.

  • Intended to pursue an associate degree in the state of Georgia? Here is a full list of both public and private community colleges within Georgia.

Albany, Georgia

Town in the southwest part of Georgia, USA. Center in a rich agricultural district with cultivation of peanuts (peanuts), pecans and cotton. Called “The Pecan Capital of the World”. Manufacture of agricultural machinery and parts for the aerospace industry. Founded in 1836 as an important cotton market. Central arena in the fight against racial segregation in the 1960s. In November 1961 the “Albany Movement” was founded, a non-violent movement where Martin Luther King was active. Albany was one of the first places where sit-ins, ‘sit-down demonstrations’ were used as a means of protest.

Atlanta, Georgia

According to, Atlanta is the largest city and capital of the state of Georgia in the United States, and is located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city has 486,290 residents, and is the center of a major urban region comprising 18 counties (counties) with a total of 5,884,736 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics, and the city’s motto is “Too busy to hate.”

Business and culture

Atlanta is a central communications center with the airport of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which has been the world’s busiest airport every year since 1998. In 2017, it served 103,902,992 passengers and had 879,560 aircraft movements. By the way, the city is a railway hub with large workshops, and a leading financial and commercial center for the southeastern United States.

Atlanta has a multifaceted industry, including the headquarters of Coca-Cola and the television company CNN. Trade in cotton, maize and tobacco. Within the urban area there are more than 20 universities and other higher education institutions.

Atlanta is an important cultural and conference center, and is a center for music directions such as hip hop, gospel and neo-soul. Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympics in 1996, which was a major PR boost for the city.


Atlanta was founded in 1837 as the southern end of the Western and Atlantic Railroad, the railroad north to Chattanooga, Tennessee. During the American Civil War 1861-1865, Atlanta was one of the southern states’ main supply bases, burned and destroyed by the Northern States Army under William T. Sherman in 1864. Grant Park houses Cyclorama, a large circular painting with scenes from the Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War. Atlanta is the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., becoming the first major city in the Southern States to elect a black mayor in 1973, the city’s then-Mayor Maynard Jackson.

Abraham Baldwin Agr. College – Agr. & Forest Services

Lists the programs offered in the Agricultural and Forestry Division of this school in Tifton, Georgia.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Two-year college in Tifton emphasizes agricultural studies. Root for the Golden Stallions.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College – Alumni

Offers news, class notes, a board-of-directors list and news on what some alumni are up to today.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College SSS Program

Take a look at details about workshops and services that support students at this college. Includes a staff list and links to related sites.

Athens Area Technical Institute

Vocational school offers two-year programs in Business, Health Sciences, and Manufacturing and Technology.

Georgia Perimeter College

Two-year public college serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area with campuses in Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Lawrenceville and Conyer.

Georgia Perimeter College – Disability Services

Offers a FAQ about impairments, a list of accommodations, and a link to services by counselor. Find contact names, numbers and email addresses.

Georgia Perimeter College – Protective Services

Group is in charge of overseeing safety on five regional campuses. Learn its policies, discover its programs and get contact details.

Gordon College

School located in Barnesville gives an admissions checklist, an information-request form, a campus tour, a photo album and an academic catalog.

Herzing College

Business and technology college in Atlanta offers admissions and financial aid information, and a list of companies hiring Herzing graduates.

Macon State College

Check out this school offering online classes, faculty Web pages, financial aid information, employment opportunities and a campus map.

Young Harris College

Private two-year liberal-arts college presents admissions information, a guide to student life and a list of classes.

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