Ideas and innovation thrive in Georgia. The University System of Georgia is the fourth largest in the nation, and consists of 34 public colleges and universities. This knowledge base combines with Georgia's 25 private colleges to yield six research universities ready to help technology companies in the state.

The University System of Georgia includes the following prestigious research universities:

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia State University
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • University of Georgia
  • Emory University
  • Clark Atlanta University