GHC Home > Marketing and Communications > Compare Costs

Compare Costs

Cost Comparison Guide

Cost Comparison Guide

Did you know?

Regardless of the institution, students take the same classes the first two years of college and that GHC’s associate degrees transfer seamlessly to any other state college or university.

INSTITUTION COST PER CREDIT HOUR TUITION PER SEMESTER* STUDENT FEES** TOTAL COSTS^ COSTS OF A DEGREE^
Georgia Highlands College $95.00 $1,425 $332 $1,757 $7,028 Associate
$14,056 Bachelor’s
Dalton State College $106.80 $1,602 $360 $1,962 $7,848 Associate
$15,696 Bachelor’s
Georgia State University^^ $95.00 $1,425 $340 $1,765 $7,060 Associate
(Only available at Perimeter College)
Georgia State University^^ $298.27 $4,474 $660 $5,134 $41,072 Bachelor’s
Kennesaw State University^^ $185.40 $2,781 $668 $3,449 $27,592 Bachelor’s
Shorter University^^ $550.00 $11,414 $265 $11,679 $93,432 Bachelor’s
University of West Georgia^^ $182.13 $2,732 $785 $3,517 $38,136 Bachelor’s

Note: Housing and meal plan requirements vary by institution.
*Based on 2022 published in-state, on-campus tuition rates and taking 15 hours. Subject to change.
**Based on 2022 published fees. Subject to change. Fees may vary or additional fees may apply.
^Total costs may vary by individual based on courses, degree, and additional fees. Assoc. degree calculated as 4 semesters/Bachelor’s degree calculated as 8 semesters. Check website or financial aid office at each institution to confirm tuition and fees based on your degree and course structure.
^^ Excludes housing/meal plan