Higher Education: Universities and Colleges
For students seeking higher education, the City of Macon has five colleges to choose from which include four colleges and a technical college.
Macon State College
100 College Station Dr. Macon, GA 31206-5145
Phone: (478) 471-2700
Macon State College, a four-year institution with a special focus on professionally oriented degree programs, is recognized for its strength in information technology, its continued focus on a strong foundation for its students in the arts & sciences and its success in connecting with the region through innovative partnerships with area business, industry and government. Macon State offers bachelor of science degrees in business, communications, health information management, health services administration, information technology and applied science, with a major in administration.
4760 Forsyth Rd. Macon, GA
Phone: (478) 477-1110
Wesleyan College, chartered in 1836, has the distinction of being the world's first college chartered to grant degrees to women. Today, Wesleyan is regarded as one of the nation's finest colleges and remains dedicated to the education of women. Wesleyan is a four-year, Methodist-related, liberal arts college. Enrollment is limited to fewer than 1,000 students.
1400 Coleman Ave. Macon, GA 31207-0003
Phone: (478) 301-2700
Mercer University is a church-related institution of higher learning that seeks to achieve excellence and scholarly discipline in the fields of liberal learning and professional knowledge. The University is guided by the historic principles of religious and intellectual freedom, while affirming religious and moral values that arise from the Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.
Central Georia Technical College
3300 Macon Tech Dr. Macon, GA 31206
Phone (478) 757-3400
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is a member of the state system of technical institutes and an institution of higher education. Its mission is to provide comprehensive academic and technical education, customized business and industry training, and continuing education services that are responsive to the needs of citizens, businesses, and industries within its six-county area.
Georgia College & State Univ(Macon Campus)
433 Cherry Street,
Thomas Jefferson Building
Macon, GA 31201
Phone (478) 752-4278
Georgia College & State University is the state's public liberal arts university. GC&SU is committed to combining the educational experiences typical of esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. More than 80 degree programs, at undergraduate and graduate levels, are offered by a faculty dedicated to fostering excellence in the classroom and beyond.