Georgia Perimeter College (GPC)

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Decatur, GA

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Georgia Perimeter College

Georgia Perimeter College

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Just thinking about coming to Georgia Perimeter College shows how smart you are. Consider this: Georgia Perimeter College is one of the nation's best two-year colleges, with more than 21,000 students studying on five metropolitan Atlanta campuses and/or online. GPC's ease of access helps rank the college among the largest dual enrollment and most military-friendly colleges in the nation.

GPC provides a high quality two-year education leading to an Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree. The college also offers a rich array of clubs and student activities – all at the lowest tuition in the state.

Whether you're interested in arts, academics, clubs or cultural organizations, Georgia Perimeter has opportunities for you. You can join one of dozens of special interest groups such as the Computing and Engineering club or gain professional experience by joining the Student Government Association. Events are always happening on campus - from guest speakers to leadership forums to Casino Nights - showing that student life is continually exciting.

The college has its own theatre group and is home to the DeKalb Symphony Orchestra which performs regularly on campus. Georgia Perimeter also offers many volunteer opportunities to interested students.

Academics at the college allow students to choose from more than 40 areas of study ranging from American Sign Language to Criminal Justice, Health Science and Nursing to name a few. GPC Transfer Admission agreements enable you to complete your core courses and then transfer seamlessly to any of Georgia's public institutions and many more public and private institutions within Georgia and beyond.

Admissions require students to submit high school or GED transcripts and have maintained a high school GPA of at least 2.0.


$90.87 per credit hour for FY 2016 – starting on July 1, 2015. Up to 15 hours cost just $1,363 per semester, in-state and $5,160 for out of state students.

Students who complete the FAFSA application will be considered for financial aid through the form of institutional scholarships, federal grants, loans and work study programs.

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Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd

Decatur, GA 30034

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Getting Around GPC


Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Decatur, GA

Winter Dec 54 37 Jan 52 34 Feb 57 38 Spring Mar 65 44 Apr 73 52 May 80 60 Summer Jun 86 68 Jul 89 71 Aug 88 71 Fall Sep 82 65 Oct 73 54 Nov 64 45

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