Two female students in the US state of Georgia have been charged with public indecency offences for allegedly having sex in a college library.

Nakita Holt, 21, and Jessica Bass, 18, are both students at Columbus State University.

They were arrested when a campus police officer discovered them in a private study room, WRBL News reports.

The pair have been released on bail.

Ms Bass has also been charged with bribery after allegedly telling the officer she would give him $100 if he did not report the incident.