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.


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.

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.