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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Curious what studying Art gets you?

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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