Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell (GA) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell (GA) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell (GA) -

Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus tops our Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell (GA) list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Georgia Tech charges tuition and fees of $32,404 ($12,212 for Georgia residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 32.2%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,460. The average salary for recent graduates is $99,000.

The total ranking includes 10 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $9,588 to $47,954 (in-state from $3,250 to $47,954). Acceptance rates range from 23.7% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 940 to 1,460 and average salaries of graduates range from $61,000 to $99,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Georgia Institute of Technology - Main CampusAtlanta, Georgia$12,212 / $32,404
2Emory UniversityAtlanta, Georgia$47,954
3Georgia State UniversityAtlanta, Georgia$8,974 / $23,542
4University of West GeorgiaCarrollton, Georgia$6,143 / $16,717
5Reinhardt UniversityWaleska, Georgia$21,644
6Clayton State UniversityMorrow, Georgia$5,340 / $15,596
7Argosy University - AtlantaAtlanta, Georgia$13,144
8Atlanta Metropolitan State CollegeAtlanta, Georgia$3,250 / $9,588
9Gordon State CollegeBarnesville, Georgia$3,551 / $10,158
10Georgia Gwinnett CollegeLawrenceville, Georgia$4,779 / $13,182

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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