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Atlanta colleges and universities are numerous, spanning from historically black colleges, technical colleges, top research institutions and schools of art, medicine and theology. The region ranks in the top 10 among U.S. metros in students enrolled, research spending and degrees earned.Collaboration brings these institutions together as one big campus. They work together in research. They share library resources. They offer joint degrees and even allow students to take a course at another institution.Hundreds of thousands of students go to college in Atlanta – and millions more visit to take a tour, attend a conference, cheer on their team or enjoy the arts.

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Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and…

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Near Metro Atlanta

Brenau University

Founded in 1878, independent Brenau University provides liberal arts graduate and undergraduate education to more…

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Emory University

Emory University is an internationally recognized research university distinguished by its outstanding undergraduate, graduate and…

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Downtown

Morehouse College

Founded in 1867 as the Augusta Institute in Augusta, Morehouse College is the nation’s largest…

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Spelman College

Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a highly selective historically Black college that prepares women…

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University of Georgia

Building the new learning environment, maximizing research opportunities, competing in a global economy The University of…

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