Official State Links
- Path 2 College 529 Plan: The state of Georgia sponsors and administers this traditional 529 tuition savings plan. Georgians are allowed to contribute up to $2,000 per year per student, regardless of income. Georgia taxpayers are not required to itemize in order to adjust their income to compensate for contributions.
- Complete College Georgia: Part of the larger national Complete College America program, this state-specific plan seeks to improve enrollment to meet job market demand. It is estimated that 60% of new jobs will require a postsecondary degree. The program works by providing funding and resources for schools and educators aimed at increasing enrollment and academic success.
- Project Grad Atlanta: As home to more than 500,000 of the Peach state residents Atlanta's academic success is a true reflection of the state's success. Project GRAD's primary goal is to increase the number of Atlanta's students who move on to college upon completion of high school.
Higher Education News
- Atlanta Journal Constitution Higher Education News: Focused on higher education in and around Atlanta, the state's leading daily newspaper offers up to date coverage.
- Georgia Budget & Policy Institute: The GBPI focuses its attention primarily on providing research and editorial guidance for print and broadcast news sources around the state, as well as producing some of its own original reporting.
- Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education: This organization provides coverage of news and issues affecting more than 20 public and private schools in and around Atlanta.
- GA 6.8%
- U.S. 7.7%
- GA 17.7%
- U.S. 17.9%
- Graduate or professional degree
- GA 10.1%
- U.S. 10.6%