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Founded in 1889 as a public college for women; Today a model liberal arts university

As Georgia's public liberal arts university, GC offers undergraduate programs of study to talented and motivated students in a residential college setting. Georgia College also provides, at multiple locations, graduate and professional studies that support the needs of the region and create pathways to individual success and personal fulfillment.  Online learning options are also available to our more than 6700 students.  Academically engaging and student-centered programs often take learning beyond the traditional classroom and develop the intellectual, professional, and civic skills and dispositions that enable graduates to thrive in an information-intensive and diverse global society. Through its teaching, research, and service, Georgia College enriches the lives of students and their local and global communities.  A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia College has over 150 recognized student organizations and 11 Division II varsity athletics programs.   

Living in the Bobcats Community

Georgia College is committed to providing opportunities for community engagement.

Georgia College values collaboration with community partners to address mutually identified needs and to promote public well-being through teaching, learning, scholarship, and outreach. Community engagement advances Georgia College students’ academic and civic learning. It also helps them become more informed citizen leaders ready to serve the public good, locally and globally.

Georgia College is located in historic Milledgeville, Georgia, less than a dozen miles from the geographic center of the state. From 1803 to 1868, Milledgeville served as the capital of Georgia. Today, it is a center of history and culture surrounded by beautiful antebellum homes and buildings. Georgia College’s campus enhances the town's charm with its majestic structures of red brick and white Corinthian columns. Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion, one of the finest examples of Greek revival architecture in the United States, is the founding building of the university and remains an integral part of Georgia College and the community