This is the most affordable college in Georgia

Receiving your college acceptance letter can be an incredible accomplishment, but pursuing your education can cost you a pretty penny. With more than  80 institutions across the state of Georgia, which is the cheapest?

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According to a recent report from Business Insider titled “The most affordable college in every state,” it’s the University of Georgia in Athens. 

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The publication determined its results by examining data from The Chronicle of Higher Education, only considering the top 220 schools included in the US News and World Report annual report.

By taking a look at information from the 2016-2017 academic year, analysts factored in published tuition and required fees and room and board. And for for state colleges, they only listed in-state prices. 

UGA came out on top for the Peach State with a total annual cost of $21,234. Tuition was $11,634 and room and board was $9,600.

For a few neighboring states, the price tag was even lower. The University of Alabama had a total cost of $20,020 and the Tennessee Technological University had a total cost of $17,507.

Want to know how other areas fared? Take a look at the full list here.

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