Georgia College & State University holds a number of very prestigious U.S. national rankings, including the following:
U.S. News & World Report
Number 4 for Best Undergraduate Teaching (South).
Number 4 Most Innovative (South)
Number 9 among Top Public Schools (South).
Highest-ranked Georgia public institution in the above categories
South category covers more than 600 universities.
The Princeton Review
Recognized as one of the "Best Colleges: Region by Region" for the 13th consecutive year.
Recognized as member of the elite "Best in the Southeast."
Among the Top 100 "Smartest Colleges in America."
Georgia College is one of only three universities in Georgia to be ranked in this list.
Number 2 in all of America for "Safest Schools for Women."
Council On Undergraduate Research
- 2020 winner of AURA Award for undergraduate research accomplishments.
- This national award recognizes "institutions with exemplary programs that provide high-quality research experiences for undergraduates."
American Chemistry Society (ACS)
- Chemistry Club named "Outstanding Chapter" for the 13th year in a row.
- The national award is the most prestigious honor given out to student organizations by the ACS.