For more than 40 years, Bainbridge State has provided higher education to the residents of Southwest Georgia and Northwest Florida as one of the 29 institutions in the University System of Georgia.
Bainbridge State is the only institution in the University System of Georgia that can fulfill students’ needs from both academic and technical perspectives by offering an array of programs from a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and associate’s degrees to technical degrees and certificates. It prides itself in its integrated approach to learning by offering various course delivery methods for a bachelor’s degree, associates’ degrees in art, science, and applied science; certificates in business and technical fields; non-credit continuing education courses; adult education; and cooperative degree programs with Georgia Southwestern State University, Thomas University and the University of Georgia.
The main campus, located in Bainbridge, Georgia, sits on 173 acres of natural beauty, accentuated by stately pine and moss-draped oak trees. Bainbridge State College is a commuter institution with no on-campus housing. Students from nearby counties, such as Grady, Early, Mitchell, Seminole, and Miller, commute to the conveniently located main campus.
To make the Bainbridge State College experience even more convenient, a 26 acre site is offered in Early County. Located in Blakely, Georgia, the college continues to respond to the community’s educational needs by offering a variety programs, non-credit courses and other learning opportunities at the Bainbridge State College Early County Center. In 2016, Bainbridge State College branched out to its neighboring county, Seminole—and opened the Donalsonville Education Center, located in the heart of Downtown Donalsonville.