Criminology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Criminology Programs in Georgia


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in criminology. That means an estimated 53 criminologists graduate from Georgia's 3 criminology schools each year.

Top Schools

Mercer University, which was ranked 34th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a criminology program. It is located in Macon. 5 students graduated with a degree in criminology from Mercer University in 2010. Students at Mercer University paid $30,560 per year in tuition fees.

University of West Georgia, which is located in Carrollton, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a criminology program. It received a ranking of 43rd in the country in 2010. 46 students graduated with degree in criminology from University of West Georgia in 2010. The tuition rate at University of West Georgia was $5,282 per year.

Paine College, which is located in Augusta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a criminology program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Paine College graduated 2 students from its criminology programs. Paine College charged in-state students $11,794 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's criminology schools ranges from $30,560 per year to $5,282 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,879 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia criminology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  2. Paine College - located in Augusta, students are charged $11,794 per year
  3. University of West Georgia - located in Carrollton, students are charged $5,282 per year

The following Georgia criminology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of West Georgia - located in Carrollton, students are charged $5,282 per year
  2. Paine College - located in Augusta, students are charged $11,794 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

A criminology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia criminology graduates become criminologists. If you decide to work as a criminologist in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 30 Georgia criminologists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Georgia criminologists:

Salary

A criminologist in Georgia earns $60,170 per year on average.

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Criminology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
 

Curious what studying Criminology 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
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 4,750 $56,620 27.7%
2
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists + 3,620 $35,880 -4.7%
3
Sociologists + 30 $60,170 -62.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are criminology related jobs in Georgia