The total price to attend college far exceeds HOPE awards and family financial resources for most students.

Institution name Total price for in-state students living on campus 2019-20 Total price for in-state students living off campus (with family)  2019-20 HOPE Award (30 hours) B.A. / A.D., 2021-22 Median Income, 2017-18
Georgia State University  $          29,725  $16,182 / $10,235 $7,680 / $2,670 $30,996
Georgia Institute of Technology  $          29,632  $              17,542  $            7,680 $120,878
Georgia College & State University  $          28,851  $             15,716  $            6,870 $110,059
University of Georgia  $          27,450  $              17,720  $            7,680 $100,976
Kennesaw State University  $          27,253  $             14,306  $            5,010 $54,125
University of West Georgia  $          25,529  $             14,695  $             5,010 $45,114
Georgia Gwinnett College  $          25,332  $              11,752  $             3,450 $31,802
Georgia Southern University  $          23,497  $             13,467  $             5,010 $56,423
Augusta University  $          22,845  $             12,795  $7,080 / $6,090 $47,154
Columbus State University  $          22,068  $             11,791  $             5,010 $37,465
College of Coastal Georgia  $          21,629  $              11,301  $             2,940 $35,872
Clayton State University  $          21,290  $               8,971  $             4,710 $25,526
University of North Georgia  $          20,854  $              10,514  $5,010 / $2,940 $62,404
Valdosta State University  $          20,745  $              12,473  $             5,010 $39,809
Fort Valley State University  $          20,644  $               7,772  $             4,710 $23,359
Georgia Southwestern State University  $          19,928  $             16,082  $             4,710 $43,375
Albany State University  $          19,634  $              11,544  $4,710 / $2,670 $25,949
South Georgia State College  $          18,562  $               9,922  $             1,335 $30,909
East Georgia State College  $          17,324  $               7,540  $             2,670 $31,399
Savannah State University  $          17,255  $               9,793  $             4,710 $25,348
Gordon State College  $          17,116  $               8,074  $             2,940 $31,527
Middle Georgia State University  $          16,339  $               9,616  $             3,180 $34,595
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  $          15,479  $               7,665  $             2,940 $34,762
Dalton State College  $          14,948  $               9,316  $             2,940 $39,745
Atlanta Metropolitan State College  $               9,115  $             2,820 $17,572
Georgia Highlands College  $               8,537  $             2,670 $38,186

Note: Average 2017-2018 Pell Grant received by students attending public institutions in Georgia is $4,025; for students in non-profit private institutions, $4,460 (U.S. Department of Education); total price is the amount of tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation and other expenses that institutions report a student can expect to pay to go to college for an academic year.

Table Sources: Total price data from U.S. Department of Education, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System; HOPE Awards data from Georgia Student Finance Commission. When two prices are displayed, the first is for bachelor’s, the second is for associate degree level.

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