Local Colleges - Augusta, Georgia
Paine College is a private Historically Black college located in Augusta, Georgia. Paine College is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Paine College is a full-fledged liberal arts institution offering courses and major programs in five divisions: Business Administration, Education, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Social Sciences. The College remains a small, predominantly Black, coeducational, church-related school, gratefully related to its founding denominations and open to all. Paine College has a 57-acre campus located in the heart of Augusta, Georgia . Most of the College buildings, including residence halls, classroom buildings, and the library, are located in the main campus area. The athletic field, gymnasium, tennis court, and the chapel/music building are included in the rear campus area.
Georgia Military College
Brenau University offers degree programs in education, business and public administration at its Martinez campus and online. Many classes are flexible, catering to nontraditional students. It also has classes at Augusta Technical College and Fort Gordon; 706-210-2576
Brenau University’s purpose has not changed since its founding — to prepare the next generation of students to face whatever their future holds. It is not only the students who benefit from our efforts, however. All communities that include a Brenau campus are changed through their connection to our educational endeavors.
Piedmont Technical College
Piedmont Technical College a member of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education system, is a public comprehensive two-year post-secondary institution. Piedmont contributes to the economic growth and development of the largest and most diverse region of the technical college system, Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, and Saluda counties and to the state. The college responds to the academic, training, and public service needs of the community through excellence in teaching and educational services. Piedmont has an open admissions policy and annually enrolls approximately 4,500 to 5,500-credit students. The college provides quality educational opportunities and accessibility for individuals with diverse backgrounds and ability levels to acquire the knowledge and skills for employment or the maintenance of employment in engineering technology, industrial technology, business, health, or public service or for transfer to senior colleges and universities. In addition to teaching technical skills, Piedmont provides graduates competencies in written and oral communication, information processing, mathematics, problem solving, interpersonal skills, and lifelong learning opportunities for residents within the service region.