|Higher Education in Augusta
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Augusta – The Land of Higher Education
“Turning Opportunities into Reality” is the motto of LNH Realty and we can think of no better place than Augusta, Georgia for an individual, couple or family to live to have access to educational opportunities at nationally recognized colleges and universities.
Institutions of higher learning are important to those who are seeking to advance their lives and careers, and to families who children preparing to enter colleges and universities.
We believe you will be amazed at the educational opportunities that abound in Augusta, Georgia. Please read on to learn more about the higher education offerings in Augusta.
Georgia Regents University
Georgia Regents University (GRU), which resulted from the merging of Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) and Augusta State University (ASU), has a medical campus in the heart of Augusta and a liberal arts and sciences campus in the historic Summerville district.
Currently, GRU’s student population is around 10,000 students. It is comprised of nine colleges with more than 100 academic programs. GRU also offers joint enrollment for local high school students. The university is heralded for its well-rounded liberal arts and sciences, STEM discipline and medical field curriculums. It is also a major research institution with a closely aligned integrated health system. The school anticipates growth in research funding, construction of new facilities and development of additional undergraduate and graduates degree programs. For more information, visit www.gru.edu.
Paine College is an Augusta educational landmark and has been since 1882 when the United Methodist Church and the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church united to train African-American teachers and clergy.
Today, Paine College offers a private undergraduate liberal arts education to a diversifying student population. The 57-acre campus hosts close to 900 students seeking degrees in business administration, humanities, social sciences, education, natural sciences and mathematics. Visit paine.edu for more details.
Augusta Technical College
Augusta Technical College has the distinction of being the only technical school in Georgia to win the U.S. Secretary of Education’s Award of Excellence. With an enrollment of about 7,000 students, Augusta Technical College is a shining star in Augusta for those seeking technical degrees.
Augusta Tech is also acknowledged nationally as a college dedicated to supporting the military. G.I Jobs Magazine named Augusta Technical College to the 2013 Military Friendly Schools list, which honors the top 20 percent of college universities and trade schools exceptionally embracing active duty military members and veterans as students. For more information, visit augustatech.edu.
Private Colleges in Augusta
Augusta is also home to several private colleges with campuses that provide courses of study for traditional and non-traditional students. Virginia College, University of Phoenix, Georgia Military College, Brenau University, Miller-Motte Technical College, and Troy University all have campuses in Augusta to meet the area’s drive for higher education.