Life University
Covenant College
Thomas University
Shorter University
Point Univ
Paine College
Young Harris
Wesleyan College
Point University
Toccoa Falls College
Spelman College
Thomas University
Truett-McConnell University
Shorter University
Reinhardt University
Piedmont College
Paine College
Morehouse College
Oglethorpe University
Mercer University
LaGrange College
Emmanuel College
Clark Atlanta University
Berry College
Andrew College
Agnes Scott College
Young Harris

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GICA Surveys


Tuition and Fees Survey (Due June)

Each year GICA collects information from member institutions regarding their tuition and fees schedule. This survey is completed by the Director of Institutional Research at each campus once the coming Academic Year information is known.

Economic Impact Study (next occurrence: TBD)


Research Related Publications

Descriptives Accountability Report GICA in Brief Economic Impact Report
Fall 2018 Spring 2012 Spring 2012 2009


Information for GICA Member Institutional Researchers


Professional Associations

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)

Georgia Association for Institutional Research, Planning, Assessments and Quality (GAIRPAQ)



IPEDS Homepage

IPEDS Workshops

Net Price Calculator Resource Center

2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act

Links to Common Data Sets

Data for Enrollment Planning

NCES Fast Facts

College Insight

College Board: Trends in College Pricing

College Measures

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-SOC)

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

Southern Regional Educaiton Board Data Library







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For more information about not-for-profit, independent higher education in Georgia, please contact Vice President for Research, Dr. Carrie Mata at (404) 233-5433 x23.