History in Georgia

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Schools Offering History Programs in Georgia


Around 0.4% of Georgia's graduates graduate from history degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 979 historians graduate from Georgia's 45 history schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a history program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Emory University graduated 77 students from its history program. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a history program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, 184 students graduated from University of Georgia history program. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a history program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus graduated 23 students from its history programs. Tuition at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was $8,716 per year.

Cost

History schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $12,924 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $2,354 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia history schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 history schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Macon State College - located in Macon, students are charged $2,354 per year
  2. Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $4,422 per year
  3. Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus - located in Warner Robins, students are charged $4,428 per year

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

Most people who graduate from history school in Georgia go on to work as a historian. If you decide to work as a historian in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 60 Georgia historians as of 2010. The largest populations of Georgia historians are working in the following counties:

Salary

On average, historians earn $59,160 per year.

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in History in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in History in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in History in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in History 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
5,930 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
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,861 miles from location Macon State College Macon GA 9.40475 n/a 6,615
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,701 miles from location Savannah State University Savannah GA 17.8643 n/a 3,820
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
5,858 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
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,832 miles from location Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville GA 17.1356 n/a 1,406
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,769 miles from location Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus Augusta GA 13.1817 n/a 1,258
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
5,826 miles from location Georgia Military College-Valdosta Campus Valdosta GA 12.6052 n/a 1,113
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,853 miles from location Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus Warner Robins GA 14.6501 n/a 1,057
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,847 miles from location Toccoa Falls College Toccoa GA 28.3429 31% 816
5,833 miles from location Emmanuel College Franklin Springs GA 24.6984 70% 732
5,907 miles from location Atlanta Christian College Atlanta GA 19.2965 71% 690
5,911 miles from location Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus Fairburn GA 13.7752 n/a 690
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,869 miles from location Truett-McConnell College Cleveland GA 41.7695 50% 519
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
 

Curious what studying History 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
Archivists + 120 $44,660 33.3%
2
Historians + 60 $59,160 -25.0%
 

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