Education

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, GA are White (2,217 and 50.7%), followed by Black or African American (1,407 and 32.2%), Asian (254 and 5.81%), and Hispanic or Latino (215 and 4.91%).

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

4,559

College Degrees Awarded Annually

25.4%

Bachelor's Degree or Higher Annually

86%

High School Graduates or Higher

Universities

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

Concentrations

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.

Student Gender for Common Institutions

In 2019, 1,567 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Macon-Bibb County, GA, which is 0.524 times less than the 2,992 female students who received degrees in the same year.

Student Race & Ethnicity

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Macon-Bibb County, GA was White students. These 2,217 degrees mean that there were 1.58 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,407 degrees awarded.