Intro – Ameris Bank Reviews and Ranking


Ameris Bank was recently ranked and reviewed by AdvisoryHQ as a top rated bank. Firms on our top rated lists were selected after they successfully passed AdvisoryHQ’s ground-breaking four-step banks and credit unions selection methodology

Click here for a step-by-step breakdown of the methodology and selection process we used in our Ameris bank reviews: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.

Below we have provided a detailed overview of Ameris Bank, including the specific factors we used in our decision-making process and Ameris Bank reviews.



Ameris Bank Review


A southern, regional financial institution, Ameris Bank was founded in 1971 and has continued to thrive because of its dedication to innovation, development, and moving forward.

This community bank has nearly $7 billion in assets and maintains more than 100 full-service banking and mortgage locations.

The parent company of Ameris is Ameris Bancorp, which is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. The bank has enjoyed 20 quarters of consecutive average asset growth.



Key Factors That Allowed Ameris to Rank as One of the Best Banks

Ameris was included in our ranking of top banking firms based on the following reasons. 

Student Banking

Students have unique needs, are often on-the-go, and live an ever-changing and fast-paced lifestyle. Those elements were considered in the design of Ameris’s student banking solutions, which include checking, savings, and credit cards.

The Access Checking account is one of the products specifically designed to meet the unique needs of students. It includes many convenient benefits like online banking access, email and text alerts, e-Statements, online bill pay and mobile functionality.

Ameris also features guides and tips for students to help them better manage their current finances and plan for future financial strength and security.

Ameris Bank Review: Mobile Banking

Ameris strives to offer convenient tools and easy accessibility to financial accounts, even for customers who might not be located near a branch or ATM location at any given moment.

One primary way it remains accessible is through Mobile Banking.

With Ameris Mobile Banking, customers can monitor account balances, make deposits, transfer money between accounts, pay bills, and view transaction history.

The Ameris Mobile Banking App is available for iPhone, iPad or Android Mobile devices.



Ameris Bank Review: American Express Cash Rewards

The American Express® Cash Rewards Card is a personal credit card offered to customers of Ameris Bank, featuring rewards such as cash back and travel points.

Currently, when users make a purchase with the American Express Cash Rewards Card, they receive 3% on gas, 2% at supermarkets, and 1% on all other eligible purchases.

With the American Express® Travel Rewards Credit Card, cardholders receive 3X reward earnings on net airline purchases and 2X reward earnings on restaurant and hotel net purchases. There are 1X rewards for all other eligible net purchases.

Ameris Bank Review

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Ameris Bank Review: Tools & Resources

Education and access to financial resources were an important part of selecting this top bank in Georgia.

With that in mind, Ameris creates original content, including tips, guides, tools, and resources for customers to learn more about money management and take control of their finances.

Along with calculators for debt consolidation, savings, retirement planning, mortgage calculations, and budgeting, Ameris also offers the following guides:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Resources for Business
  • First Time Home Buyer’s Guide
  • Home Buyer’s Resources
  • Junior Bankers
  • Managing Credit
  • Money Management
  • Planning for College
  • Retirement Planning
  • Electronic Banking User Support

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