Macon-Bibb County is home to several colleges and universities committed to providing exemplary education and preparing students for future success in their careers and lives.
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES
Central Georgia Technical College
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. CGTC has been meeting the demands of central Georgia’s workforce for over 40 years.
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley State University was named the #1 public Historically Black College and University in Georgia by U.S. News and World Report in its 2019 and 2020 Best Colleges rankings.
Georgia College and State University Graduate Center
Ranked by U.S. News & World ReportM as one of the best master’s level universities in the south, Georgia College offers nationally-accredited programs recognized for their academic merit and affordable cost.
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral level degrees.
Middle Georgia State University
Middle Georgia State University educates and graduates inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships, and community engagement.
Founded in 1836, Wesleyan was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women. Wesleyan is committed to women’s education and helping every student find a unique voice and purpose.
- 20 – Early Education Programs (3k, 4k, PreK)
- 19 – K-5 schools
- 3 – K-5 magnet schools
- 7 – Middle schools
- 7 – High schools
- 1 – High school career academy
- 2 – Public charter schools
- 5 – Private schools (parochial schools: 3; Montessori schools: 2)