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Brenau, UNG included in new ranking of affordable colleges; Ga. Tech tops in state, nation

By Ken Stanford Reporter
Brenau University and the University of North Georgia (UNG) are included in a new ranking of the country's most affordable colleges, compiled by Affordable Colleges Online.

According to the report, 188 Georgia colleges and universities were analyzed and 27 of them were ranked.

Georgia Tech ranked first in the state and in the country, with Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, second; Emory University, third; Clayton State University, fourth; and, the University of Georgia, fifth, which came in 45th in the country.

UNG (formerly North Georgia College & State University) comes in 15th and Brenau, 18th.

AC Online ranks the top colleges and universities in Georgia by return on investment (ROI). Officials say they analyzed data for every school in Georgia to see whose graduates earn the most over their lifetimes, compared to non-degree holders, after subtracting tuition and fees.
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