The Atlanta Region: National Leader in Higher Education
By any measure, Atlanta ranks as a leader in higher education.
This report highlights Atlanta’s place in ARCHE's national statistical profile of the higher education capacity of America’s 50 largest metropolitan areas. That report ranks metros by students enrolled, degrees awarded, and college and university finances.
Atlanta ranks among the top higher ed centers in America in all of these measures. Leveraging the size and scope of Atlanta’s colleges and universities is key to promoting economic prosperity, educating a skilled workforce, advancing scientific discovery, expanding the arts and improving quality of life.