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The largest of the US states east of the Mississippi River and the youngest of the 13 former English colonies, Georgia was founded in 1732, when its borders became even wider, including most of the current English states of Alabama and Mississippi. Georgia is a state in the southeastern United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina; northeastern South Carolina; southeast of the Atlantic Ocean; south Florida; and west of Alabama. Georgia is home to the largest Hindu temple in the United States, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta, located on the outskirts of Lilburn. Georgia is the 24th largest state and the 8th most populous of the 50 US states.

Georgia Public Radio has been operating since 1984 and broadcasts daily on several FM (and one AM) stations throughout the state except Atlanta. Georgia Public Radio covers almost all of Georgia (with the exception of the Atlanta area served by WABE).

Georgia is the eighth most populous state, but our 159 counties rank second in the nation behind Texas. Georgia is home to several historic synagogues, including Temple (Atlanta), Beth Jacobs Congregation (Atlanta), and Meekwee Israel Congregation (Savannah).

By the 1960s, the proportion of African-Americans in Georgia had fallen to 28 percent of the state’s population, thanks to a wave of immigration north and some white immigrants. Atlanta has a big impact on Georgia, the Southeastern United States, and beyond. Grady County, on Georgia’s southwestern border, is the state’s 139th county.

Top RN Schools


1. Emory University, Atlanta

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing provides small classes and access to state-of-the-art resources, helping the school earn top rankings from “U.S. News and World Report” year after year. The school is also a center for nursing research; in 2017, it was awarded $7.8 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2. Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville

Since its founding as Georgia Normal and Industrial College in 1889, the GCSU School of Nursing has worked with the University's dominant objective of preparing young women for careers in teaching and the industrial sciences. Today, GCSU is Georgia's only public liberal arts university, and that core curriculum gives nursing students a foundation in humanities and behavioral sciences on to which they can then build their nursing practice.

3. Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw

WellStar School of Nursing: 45 years ago, this program was a two-year nursing degree that prepared students to work in Georgia's rural health care settings. Today, it is the largest nursing program in northern Georgia. Located on the Kennesaw campus of WellStar Health recently built Prillaman Hall-Health Sciences Building, the school includes classrooms and seminar rooms, as well as a computer lab, auditorium and simulation lab for practice. Once you master basic nursing skills, you'll participate in clinical rotations at WellStar Health System, Tanner Medical Center, Homestead Hospice, Forsythe County Schools, Fulton County Department of Health & Wellness and other health care facilities throughout the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.

4. Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University, Atlanta

The Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, founded in 1902 as the Tabernacle Infirmary Training School for Christian Nurses, was established to “heal the needy sick.” Today, as part of Mercer University, the College is widely emulated by other nursing education programs throughout the nation. In partnership with Mercer University’s School of Medicine and Atlanta’s well-respected Piedmont Healthcare System, the College participates in The Center for Health and Learning, an educational initiative that aims to create innovative solutions to 21st century health challenges.

5. Augusta University, Augusta

If you strive to serve the health needs of individuals and communities, then the Augusta University College of Nursing has much to offer you. One of the few nursing schools in Georgia where you will learn side by side with medical and dentistry students as well as with students seeking degrees in other applied health sciences, the College is committed to cultivating your abilities and providing you with training necessary to work as a vital part of a collaborative health care team. In partnership with the Center for Strategic Initiatives, the College will soon be opening a nurse-managed primary care center that will offer services aimed at treating and preventing acute and chronic conditions like hypertension, asthma, diabetes and high cholesterol.

Source: https://www.nursingprocess.org/nursing-schools/georgia/

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