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Fortunately for you, Albany, GA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Albany College and University Demographics

The 3 colleges and universities in Albany offer 156 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from surgical technology/technologist to dental assisting/assistant to psychology, general.

The top-ranked school in Albany is Albany State University, with a nationwide rank of 73rd in 2010. The school has approximately 4,473 students. Early Childhood Education is the most popular course of study at Albany State University.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Albany schools charge students $3,191 per year in tuition fees. The Albany school charging the highest tuition rates is Albany State University, which charges students $4,592 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Albany is at Albany Technical College, which charges students $2,268 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

Albany college students received $48,073,740 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $46,316,732 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Albany was Darton College, which gave students $10,429,690 in institutional financial aid.

Albany Student Demographics

Approximately 3% of Georgia students were enrolled in Albany colleges in 2010. That is 14,289 students. With 5,854 students, Darton College had the highest total student enrollment in Albany. On the other hand, with only 3,962 students, Albany Technical College had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Albany schools, 63 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Albany schools, 33 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Albany Technical College has a graduation rate of 47%, while Darton College has a graduation rate of 10%.

Diversity

Albany schools have a student population that is approximately 67% female. The ratio of Albany students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 53 to 100. For every 100 Albany college students, 66 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Albany State University had the highest percentage of diverse students in Albany, with 92% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Albany Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Albany colleges and universities employed a total of 866 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Albany schools. And 50% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 20 for colleges and universities in Albany. Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Albany.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,760 $20,140 $25,000 20.5%
2
Registered Nurses 1,290 $54,910 $67,720
3
Office Clerks, General 1,120 $22,920 $28,240 -8.2%
4
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,080 $51,010 $54,330 20.0%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,010 $25,920 $32,000 -1.9%
6
General and Operations Managers 980 $92,380 $113,100 -19.7%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 810 $18,700 $25,140 -25.0%
8
Security Guards 810 $20,620 $26,870 28.6%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 770 $30,870 $35,340 18.5%
10
Home Health Aides 650 $19,790 $21,760 400.0%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 640 $45,060 $50,770 -8.6%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 590 $34,150 $39,890 -6.3%
13
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 460 $35,040 $55,620 4.5%
14
Medical Secretaries 450 $24,080 $31,820 1400.0%
15
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 440 $56,870 $54,880
16
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 420 $36,890 $45,860 -8.7%
17
Accountants and Auditors 390 $64,280 $68,960 39.3%
18
Correctional Officers and Jailers 390 $29,280 $42,780 -36.1%
19
Medical Assistants 380 $24,670 $29,760 35.7%
20
Construction Laborers 380 $27,720 $33,590 -46.5%
21
Cooks, Restaurant 370 $17,870 $23,260 12.1%
22
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 340 $31,080 $41,360 -50.0%
23
Electricians 300 $39,310 $51,810 -28.6%
24
Administrative Services Managers 290 $88,970 $84,390 222.2%
25
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 280 $18,530 $24,180 -20.0%
26
Logisticians 280 $77,540 $73,510
27
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 280 $29,760 $29,200 55.6%
28
Social and Human Service Assistants 240 $23,660 $30,100 84.6%
29
Management Analysts 240 $80,480 $87,260 71.4%
30
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 230 $48,100 $62,260 -36.1%
31
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 220 $33,650 $38,200 -21.4%
32
Billing and Posting Clerks 200 $25,690 $33,270 -16.7%
33
Pharmacy Technicians 200 $25,130 $29,330 11.1%
34
Legal Secretaries 200 $30,280 $43,270 0.0%
35
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 180 $34,050 $33,300 -51.4%
36
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 180 $50,410 $55,220 50.0%
37
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 180 $30,180 $38,190
38
Chief Executives 160 $132,810 $173,350 6.7%
39
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 160 $36,450 $44,860 300.0%
40
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 160 $44,830 $52,790
41
Carpenters 150 $33,410 $43,890 -34.8%
42
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 150 $37,170 $42,250 -57.1%
43
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 140 $96,820 $89,990 55.6%
44
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 140 $52,470 $52,120 16.7%
45
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 140 $26,890 $35,010 0.0%
46
Medical and Health Services Managers 130 $76,290 $93,670 160.0%
47
Lawyers 130 $125,770 $129,440 8.3%
48
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 120 $50,780 $51,550 -33.3%
49
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 120 $47,750 $55,970 0.0%
50
Dental Assistants 120 $27,020 $34,140 33.3%