Liberal Arts in Georgia

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Schools Offering Liberal Arts Programs in Georgia


Around 2.1% of Georgia's graduates graduate from liberal arts degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 5,082 liberal arts professionals graduate from Georgia's 59 liberal arts schools.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a liberal arts program. It is located in Atlanta. 366 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts from Emory University in 2010. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a liberal arts program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, 36 students graduated from University of Georgia liberal arts program. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a liberal arts program is Life University, which is located in Marietta. In 2010, it was ranked 30th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Life University liberal arts program. Tuition at Life University was $8,580 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's liberal arts schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,721 per year, though tuition can range from $39,158 per year to $2,237 per year. In 2010, the liberal arts schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Georgia liberal arts schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Georgia Highlands College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,237 per year
  2. Macon State College - located in Macon, students are charged $2,354 per year
  3. East Georgia College - located in Swainsboro, students are charged $2,442 per year

A liberal arts degree from a Georgia school... what next?

In Georgia, the largest numbers of liberal arts professional work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 850 liberal arts professionals
  2. Baldwin County - 140 liberal arts professionals
  3. Bulloch County - 100 liberal arts professionals

Salary

liberal arts professionals in Georgia make an average of $54,850 per year. In 2010, however, some Georgia liberal arts professional earned as little as less than $23,270 per year or as much as more than $89,140 per year. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for liberal arts professionals are:

  1. Barrow County - $57,510 per year
  2. Bulloch County - $56,190 per year
  3. Bibb County - $56,120 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for liberal arts professional:

  1. Bryan County - $42,240 per year
  2. Banks County - $44,920 per year
  3. Appling County - $45,850 per year

The liberal arts professionals with highest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $54,850 per year

On average, the lowest paid liberal arts professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Humanities Professor - $54,850 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in liberal arts and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as liberal arts or English.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Liberal Arts in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Liberal Arts in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,896 miles from location Strayer University-Georgia Atlanta GA n/a n/a n/a
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
5,704 miles from location South University-Savannah Savannah GA 17.3865 44% 13,179
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
5,874 miles from location Gainesville State College Oakwood GA 18.0282 60% 8,801
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
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,941 miles from location Dalton State College Dalton GA 15.0432 n/a 5,722
5,951 miles from location Georgia Highlands College Rome GA 15.0481 100% 5,219
5,911 miles from location Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta GA 22.5982 63% 5,183
5,886 miles from location Gordon College Barnesville GA 15.3212 74% 4,545
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,837 miles from location Middle Georgia College Cochran GA 18.4475 59% 3,614
5,901 miles from location Bainbridge College Bainbridge GA 14.7401 65% 3,558
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,843 miles from location Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton GA 20.9039 87% 3,327
5,722 miles from location College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick GA 6.56276 n/a 3,080
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,777 miles from location East Georgia College Swainsboro GA 6.42343 n/a 2,754
5,901 miles from location Argosy University-Atlanta Atlanta GA 1.50283 n/a 2,697
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Metropolitan College Atlanta GA 7.55946 n/a 2,688
5,910 miles from location Life University Marietta GA 70.0573 85% 2,301
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,905 miles from location Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs Atlanta GA 24.7002 77% 2,170
5,804 miles from location South Georgia College Douglas GA 18.7999 100% 2,000
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
5,867 miles from location Thomas University Thomasville GA 31.13 n/a 973
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
5,930 miles from location Georgia Military College-Columbus Campus Columbus GA 8.32246 n/a 197
 

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