Atlanta has 7 technical colleges enrolling more than 60,000 students.
WITH COLLEGE DEGREES
43 percent of Atlantan adults have college degrees, compared to 27% nationally.
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Atlanta has 66 colleges and universities enrolling more than 275,000 students each year.
Metro Atlanta’s colleges and universities grow a diverse workforce primed for countless industries. Spelman College and Morehouse College are ranked first and second nationally for Historically Black Colleges and Universities by U.S News & World Report. Georgia Tech is number one in the nation in awarding engineering degrees to minority and female students.
Atlanta has the fourth-largest concentration of – and is the sixth-fastest growing city for – information technology jobs in the U.S. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Atlanta has a world-class tech community whose strengths lie in mobile technologies, financial transactions processing, internet security, software development, and digital media and content. The region also has the largest set of healthcare IT companies in the nation.
Biomedical and Bioengineering
Considered one of the centers for global health, Atlanta is home to the CDC, the Task Force for Global Health and numerous national health organizations. The region is known for its medical device development, vaccine R&D, and clinical trials. The Metropolitan Atlanta region ranks second for biomedical/bioengineering degrees awarded, seventh for biological and biomedical sciences degrees and ninth for pharmaceutical science and pharmacology degrees awarded.
Relocating and Expanding your Business
The Metro Atlanta Chamber provides information and insights on resources for establishing businesses and finding talent.
Colleges and Universities in Atlanta
Atlanta.net lists all major universities and colleges in Atlanta.
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