Art in Georgia

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Schools Offering Art Programs in Georgia


Each year, roughly 1.0% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in art. That means an estimated 2,403 artists graduate from Georgia's 46 art schools each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a art program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Emory University graduated 41 students from its art program. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a art program. It is located in Athens. 236 students graduated with degree in art from University of Georgia in 2010. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a art program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. 33 students graduated with degree in art from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus charged in-state students $8,716 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's art schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,838 per year, though tuition can range from $39,158 per year to $1,863 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia art schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The art schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Southeastern Technical College - located in Vidalia, students are charged $2,268 per year

An art degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia art graduates become artists. 370 artists were working in Georgia in 2010. The largest populations of Georgia artists are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 210 artists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,070 artists will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of artists to grow by 16%.

Salary

An artist in Georgia earns $34,780 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. artists in Georgia had varying salaries from $18,050 to $45,600 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for artists:

  1. Barrow County - $29,740 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in art. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as animation or art.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Art in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Art in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Art in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Art in Georgia
  • Certificate in Art in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,911 miles from location Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta GA 11.9416 n/a 11,391
5,703 miles from location Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 31.5137 31% 9,906
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,885 miles from location Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville GA 13.6957 n/a 6,649
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,874 miles from location Lanier Technical College Oakwood GA 15.9689 n/a 4,115
5,882 miles from location Albany Technical College Albany GA 19.8403 n/a 3,962
5,901 miles from location The Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta GA 20.6102 91% 3,882
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,857 miles from location North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville GA 25.3614 n/a 2,865
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,901 miles from location American InterContinental University Atlanta GA 16.6288 100% 2,050
5,780 miles from location Southeastern Technical College Vidalia GA 16.8823 n/a 1,972
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,903 miles from location Bauder College Atlanta GA 13.6509 n/a 1,499
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,914 miles from location Reinhardt University Waleska GA 23.6514 30% 1,123
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,902 miles from location Westwood College-Atlanta Midtown Atlanta GA 2.95808 n/a 675
5,895 miles from location Westwood College-Northlake Atlanta GA 3.32948 n/a 490
5,901 miles from location The Creative Circus Atlanta GA 17.1535 n/a 234
5,903 miles from location Portfolio Center Atlanta GA 43.6639 100% 119
 

Curious what studying Art gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 640 $54,070 88.2%
2
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 370 $34,780 94.7%
3
Artists and Related Workers, All Other + 350 $75,700 775.0%
4
Craft Artists + 250 $29,280 66.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are art related jobs in Georgia