Graphic Design in Georgia

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Georgia

Each year, roughly 0.2% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in graphic design. Thus, Georgia's 15 graphic design schools put out approximately 525 graphic designers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a graphic design program is Brenau University, which is located in Gainesville. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, Brenau University graduated 5 students from its graphic design program. Students at Brenau University paid $20,130 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a graphic design program is Georgia Southern University. Georgia Southern University, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Statesboro. 9 students graduated with degree in graphic design from Georgia Southern University in 2010. Tuition at Georgia Southern University was $5,340 per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a graphic design program is Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah College of Art and Design, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Savannah. In 2010, Savannah College of Art and Design graduated 210 students from its graphic design programs. The tuition rate at Savannah College of Art and Design was $29,570 per year.


Tuition at Georgia's graphic design schools ranges from $29,570 per year to $2,268 per year. But, the average tuition is $12,283 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia graphic design schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Savannah College of Art and Design - located in Savannah, students are charged $29,570 per year
  2. The Creative Circus - located in Atlanta, students are charged $20,526 per year
  3. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year

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

  1. Southern Crescent Technical College - located in Griffin, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Albany Technical College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Augusta Technical College - located in Augusta, students are charged $2,280 per year

A graphic design degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia graphic design graduates become graphic designers. Georgia had 5,190 graphic designers in 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of graphic designers work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 3,660 graphic designers
  2. Bryan County - 200 graphic designers
  3. Burke County - 190 graphic designers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of graphic designers is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 10,680 graphic designers working in the Georgia then.


A graphic designer in Georgia earns $48,760 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Georgia graphic designers earned as little as less than $18,610 per year or as much as more than $87,100 per year. On average a graphic designer earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $52,430 per year
  2. Murray County - $50,020 per year
  3. Russell County - $49,520 per year

The Georgia counties with the lowest average salary for graphic designers are:

  1. Appling County - $29,780 per year
  2. Brooks County - $29,790 per year
  3. Bibb County - $31,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in graphic design in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or graphic design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Graphic Design in Georgia
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Georgia

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,703 miles from location Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 31.5137 31% 9,906
5,895 miles from location Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin GA 18.387 n/a 5,185
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
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
5,826 miles from location Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta GA 12.9737 n/a 3,585
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,901 miles from location American InterContinental University Atlanta GA 16.6288 100% 2,050
5,903 miles from location Bauder College Atlanta GA 13.6509 n/a 1,499
5,914 miles from location Reinhardt University Waleska GA 23.6514 30% 1,123
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

Curious what studying Graphic Design 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)
Graphic Designers + 5,190 $48,760 26.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are graphic design related jobs in Georgia