Language in Georgia

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Georgia

Each year, roughly 0.3% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in language. In other words, every year an estimated 678 language professionals graduate from Georgia's 28 language schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Atlanta. 54 students graduated with a degree in language from Emory University in 2010. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Athens. 270 students graduated with degree in language from University of Georgia in 2010. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a language program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 110 students from its language programs. Students at Georgia State University paid $8,698 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Georgia language school, average tuition will be $14,673 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,680 per year to $39,158 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia language 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 following Georgia language schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Georgia Perimeter College - located in Decatur, students are charged $2,680 per year
  2. Darton College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,714 per year
  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Georgia language professionals:

  1. Barrow County - 2,680 language professionals
  2. Bryan County - 190 language professionals
  3. Appling County - 180 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in Georgia will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 4,740 language professionals working in Georgia. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Sign Language Interpreters, who are expected to increase by 32% by 2018.


language professionals in Georgia make an average of $54,333 per year. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $16,370 per year or as much as more than $141,150 per year in Georgia. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for language professionals:

  1. Brantley County - $78,220 per year
  2. Brooks County - $66,160 per year
  3. Burke County - $62,970 per year

On average, language professionals earn the least in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Hall County - $38,820 per year
  2. Appling County - $48,303 per year
  3. Banks County - $51,845 per year

On average, the highest paid language professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $64,540 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $54,850 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $43,610 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $54,850 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $43,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in language in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education, 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 Language in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Georgia
  • Certificate in Language 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
5,845 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
5,895 miles from location Georgia Perimeter College Decatur GA 16.7262 58% 24,549
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
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
5,884 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
5,880 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
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
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
5,963 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
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
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
5,897 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

Curious what studying Language 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)
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,250 $64,540 6.6%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,740 $54,850 2.4%
Interpreters and Translators + 1,230 $43,610 105.0%

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