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General Education Schools in Georgia

116 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 50
Post-Master’s Certificate 29
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 29
Bachelor’s Degree 22
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10
Associate’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 37.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 2.6%
General Education Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Georgia

There are 1,530 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for General Education Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $83,270, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Georgia that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

The average student takes 4.29 years to complete their degree at UGA. 91% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,920 Total Students

In their early career, CAU grads earn an average salary of $26,700. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Piedmont College

Demorest
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,510 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 74%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,879 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. In their early career, Clayton State University grads earn an average salary of $32,100. It takes the average student 4.85 years to graduate.

#7

Andrew College

Cuthbert
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
289 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $22,868. 71% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,270 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,278. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time.

#10

LaGrange College

Lagrange
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
995 Total Students

The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at LaGrange. 100% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $19,699.

General Education Careers in GA

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Education Professors 13% $71,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4,963
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,098
Educational Administration 830
Curriculum & Instruction 607
Instructional Media Design 524
Special Education 491
Student Counseling 376
Teaching English or French 114

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