Top Christian Colleges in Georgia to Have on Your Radar
When looking for a Christian college, many students consider campus and spiritual life, degree programs, location, and tuition/financial aid. Christian colleges in Georgia can be a great choice for those looking to combine their faith with their education.
In this article, we’ll look closer at five top Christian colleges in Georgia, exploring what makes each unique and what students can expect to experience while studying there.
Christian Colleges in Georgia
Covenant College, Emmanuel College, Point University, Toccoa Falls College, and Truett McConnell University are five of Georgia’s top Christian colleges, each with distinct strengths and characteristics. Continue reading to get to know more about each school.
1. Covenant College
Covenant College is a private liberal arts college located on Lookout Mountain, a scenic area known for its outdoor recreational opportunities. The school is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America. It offers a wide range of undergraduate programs, with the top majors being biology, English, business, psychology, and education.
Campus life is vibrant, with 85% of students living on campus and many opportunities to get involved in clubs, organizations, and sports. The school also has a strong spiritual life. Students can participate in regular chapel services and community service programs.
School size: 872 students
Average class size: 16 students
Tuition: $37,760 per year
Learn more about Covenant College on page 40 of THE Guide.
2. Emmanuel College
Emmanuel College, in Franklin Springs, is a private Christian college affiliated with the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Emmanuel offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with popular majors including business, education, nursing, and psychology.
The college’s tight-knit community fosters close relationships among students, faculty, and staff, and the college has a number of extracurricular activities, including athletics and service opportunities. In addition, spiritual life at Emmanuel is practiced through small groups, chapel services, mentoring, and classroom learning.
School size: 773 students*
Student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1*
Tuition: $22,464 per year
*Statistics from Niche.com
3. Point University
Point University is a private, nondenominational Christian university in West Point. Point offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with popular majors including exercise science, management/financial management, business administration, criminal justice, and biology.
Small class sizes, a tight-knit community, and personalized attention from faculty and staff characterize academic courses. The school also emphasizes gaining hands-on experience through internships, practicums, and service programs. Spiritual life consists of campus ministries, chapel services, and formation groups.
School size: 1,666 students
Average class size: 13 students
Tuition: $21,150 per year
Learn more about Point University on page 160 of THE Guide.
4. Toccoa Falls College
Toccoa Falls College, in Toccoa Falls, is a private Christian college affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention. The college’s location in the Northeast Georgia mountains makes it great for outdoor activities.
The school offers over 35 degree programs with on-campus, online, and graduate study options, each integrated with a biblical worldview. The top five majors are counseling psychology, global engagement, elementary education, nursing, and business administration. Regarding campus and spiritual life, there are opportunities to get involved in clubs, organizations, and intramurals as well as attend chapel services, mentoring sessions, and small group meetings.
School size: 1,770 students
Average class size: 15 students
Tuition: $21,490 per year
Learn more about Toccoa Falls on page 166 of THE Guide.
5. Truett McConnell University
In Cleveland, Truett McConnell University is a private Christian university affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. The school is known for its focus on hands-on experience with internship and mentoring opportunities inside and outside the classroom.
Truett McConnell offers over 50 areas of study, including undergraduate and graduate programs. Popular majors include business, Christian studies, psychology, nursing, and criminal justice. Campus and Christian life consist of missions, involvement in local churches, discipleship groups, and campus-wide events.
School size: 793 on-campus students
Average class size: 18 students
Tuition: $22,852 per year
Learn more about Truett McConnellon page 170 of THE Guide.
When it comes to finding the right college, Christian colleges in Georgia offer a unique opportunity to combine academic excellence with a solid spiritual foundation. To explore more Christian colleges across the United States, get your free digital copy of THE Guide to Christian Colleges and Universities.