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Higher Education Administration Schools in Georgia

119 students earned Higher Education/Higher Education Administration degrees in Georgia in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Higher Education Administration is the 18th most popular major in the state out of a total 66 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Georgia

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 109
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a higher education/higher education administration major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of higher education/higher education administration majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 33.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 52.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 4.2%

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Georgia


Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Georgia

In this state, higher education/higher education administration grads earn an average of $93,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,570.


There are 4 colleges in Georgia that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,949 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GaSou. This public school has an average net price of $15,571.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,419 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,263 a year. This public school has an average net price of $16,588. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
39,147 Total Students

93% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
19,793 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. In their early career, UNG grads earn an average salary of $37,199. A typical student attending UNG will pay a net price of $10,444.

Higher Education Administration Careers in GA

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Postsecondary Education Administrators 15% $0
Education Administrators 11% $80,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to higher education/higher education administration.

Major Annual Graduates in GA
General Educational Leadership 455
Special Education Administration 68
Community College Education 68
Other Educational Administration 56
Curriculum Administration 37
Adult Education Administration 4

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