Bainbridge State College is a four-year state college of the University System of Georgia in Bainbridge, Georgia. For more than 30 years, Bainbridge College has provided higher education to the residents of southwest Georgia. The college is among the fastest growing in the state, enjoying a 52 percent increase in enrollment since Fall 2001.
The college’s campus is located on 173 acres (0.70 km2) of land just inside the Bainbridge city limits on U.S. Highway 84 East. The college is a community institution with no on-campus residence facilities.
A separate campus in Blakely, Georgia is Bainbridge College Early County (which was built in 1999 as Albany Technical College. The Early County Satellite Center was bought by Bainbridge College in 2006).
Students commute from the nearby towns of Attapulgus, Blakely, Brinson, Cairo, Camilla, Climax, Colquitt, Donalsonville, Iron City, Pelham, Thomasville, and Whigham. With the inclusion of Gadsden County to the college's service area, students from neighboring Florida communities also attend as in-state students.
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 associate’s degrees to technical degrees and certificates. It prides itself in its integrated approach to learning by offering various course delivery methods for 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 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.
The Bainbridge College is a Public university located in Bainbridge.
The Bainbridge College was founded in 1970.
The current president of Bainbridge College is Dr. Richard Carvajal.