In 2019, universities in Macon-Bibb County, GA awarded 4,559 degrees. The student population of Macon-Bibb County, GA is skewed towards women, with 6,819 male students and 11,459 female students.

Most students graduating from universities in Macon-Bibb County are white (2,217 students for 50.7%), followed by black or African American (1,407 students for 32.2%), Asian (254 students for 5.81%), and Hispanic or Latino (215 students for 4.91%).

The largest universities in Macon-Bibb County by number of degrees awarded are Mercer University (2,682 students for 58.8%), Middle Georgia State University (1,335 students for 29.3%), and Wesleyan College (219 students for 4.8%).

The most popular majors in Macon-Bibb County, GA are registered nursing (388 and 8.51%), liberal arts & sciences (310 and 6.8%), and general business administration & management (234 and 5.13%).

The median tuition costs in Macon-Bibb County are $24,149 for private four-year colleges, and $2,728 and $10,075 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


College Degrees Awarded Annually


Bachelor's Degree or Higher Annually


High School Graduates or Higher


In 2019, the Macon-Bibb County, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mercer University with 2,682 degrees awarded.


In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Macon-Bibb County, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 169 degrees awarded. This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Macon-Bibb County, GA according to their major.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 18,713 students enrolled in Macon-Bibb County, GA, 36.7% men and 63.3% women. By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,687 records, of which 58.3% were women and 41.7% men.

Student Diversity

In 2020, 1,533 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Macon-Bibb County, GA, which is 0.517 times less than the 2,965 female students who received degrees in the same year. In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,168 degrees mean that there were 1.65 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,311 degrees awarded.