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So you're from Oakwood, GA?

Fortunately for you, Oakwood, GA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Oakwood College and University Demographics

There are 89 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as criminal justice/safety studies, graphic and printing equipment operator, general production and phlebotomy technician/phlebotomist offered at Oakwood's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

The top-ranked school in Oakwood is Gainesville State College, with a student population of 8,801. In 2010, Gainesville State College was ranked 81st in the nation. Liberal Arts is the most popular course of study at Gainesville State College.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Oakwood schools is $2,433 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Oakwood, compare the tuition at Gainesville State College, which charges students $2,570 per year, to the tuition at Lanier Technical College, which charges students $2,295 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Oakwood colleges received an estimated $11,599,906 in financial aid. Of this aid, $11,195,685 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Gainesville State College gave its students $4,262,070 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Oakwood school.

Oakwood Student Demographics

Oakwood schools had an enrollment of 12,916 students in 2010. This is 2% of the total number of Georgia college students. With 8,801 students, Gainesville State College had the highest total student enrollment in Oakwood. On the other hand, with only 4,115 students, Lanier Technical College had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Oakwood colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 80%. Approximately 24% of students eventually graduate. Lanier Technical College has the highest graduation rate in Oakwood, with 33% of students graduating. Gainesville State College has the lowest rate, with 15% graduating.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Oakwood schools is 58 to 42. 40% of Oakwood college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 19% of Oakwood college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Oakwood school with the highest percentage of minority students was Gainesville State College, with 19% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Oakwood Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Oakwood colleges and universities employed a total of 703 faculty. 43% of faculty members at Oakwood schools were female. 11% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 23 for colleges and universities in Oakwood. Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Oakwood.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,140 $25,490 $25,000 47.6%
2
Registered Nurses 1,500 $64,160 $67,720
3
General and Operations Managers 1,360 $106,610 $113,100 17.2%
4
Office Clerks, General 1,350 $23,690 $28,240 -8.2%
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 970 $32,950 $35,340 11.5%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 780 $30,180 $32,000 -19.6%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 700 $49,280 $50,770 -10.3%
8
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 640 $42,620 $45,860 -5.9%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 590 $37,570 $39,890 34.1%
10
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 580 $53,900 $54,880 65.7%
11
Medical Assistants 520 $30,110 $29,760 20.9%
12
Medical Secretaries 510 $30,890 $31,820
13
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 500 $23,390 $25,140 -26.5%
14
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 490 $37,880 $41,360 104.2%
15
Construction Laborers 460 $27,240 $33,590 -45.2%
16
Cooks, Restaurant 420 $20,960 $23,260 82.6%
17
Accountants and Auditors 410 $60,830 $68,960 17.1%
18
Cooks, Fast Food 370 $19,460 $18,540
19
Security Guards 350 $21,180 $26,870 0.0%
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 320 $33,880 $38,200 -15.8%
21
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 300 $31,870 $38,190
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 270 $51,520 $62,260 -20.6%
23
Electricians 270 $44,120 $51,810 -27.0%
24
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 270 $21,410 $29,200 -12.9%
25
Medical and Health Services Managers 260 $84,040 $93,670 225.0%
26
Home Health Aides 260 $20,660 $21,760
27
Loan Officers 250 $79,710 $65,900
28
Billing and Posting Clerks 250 $30,740 $33,270 -37.5%
29
Chief Executives 220 $150,610 $173,350 -8.3%
30
Pharmacy Technicians 220 $26,620 $29,330 83.3%
31
Carpenters 210 $40,800 $43,890 -70.4%
32
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 210 $34,150 $85,470
33
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 200 $43,870 $55,220
34
Dental Assistants 200 $30,450 $34,140
35
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 180 $38,710 $50,360
36
Dental Laboratory Technicians 180 $39,380 $37,980
37
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 170 $34,210 $64,370
38
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 160 $22,900 $26,510 23.1%
39
Financial Managers 160 $96,410 $116,970 -27.3%
40
Sales Managers 160 $100,530 $114,110 -40.7%
41
Surgeons 150 n/a $225,390
42
Bakers 150 $20,010 $25,350 400.0%
43
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 140 $87,910 $89,990 -36.4%
44
Management Analysts 130 $76,310 $87,260 18.2%
45
Social and Human Service Assistants 130 $24,280 $30,100 0.0%
46
Healthcare Social Workers 120 $39,180 $49,200 140.0%
47
Lawyers 120 $115,860 $129,440 -25.0%
48
Administrative Services Managers 120 $80,840 $84,390 33.3%
49
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 110 $20,350 $24,180 -52.2%
50
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 110 $43,990 $44,860