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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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,740 $54,850 2.4%
 

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