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Criminology Schools in Georgia

There are three Georgia schools offering criminology programs. In 2010, 55 students graduated with degrees from Georgia criminology schools. 51 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and four students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 55 students graduate from criminology programs in this state every year. Out of those, 51 students graduated with a degree in criminology at the bachelor's level and four with a master's level degree.

Three criminology schools are in this state. And out of these, two schools are private, while one school is public. Tuition at a public criminology school is $5,282, while tuition at a private criminology school varies from $11,794 to $30,560.

Average tuition for programs in criminology is $18,520. The lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $5,282 every year, is at the University of West Georgia, while the highest tuition for programs in criminology, which is $30,560 per year, is at Mercer University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees for students pursing criminology.

Criminology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 55 students graduate from criminology programs in this state every year. Out of those, 51 students graduated with a degree in criminology at the bachelor's level and four with a master's level degree.

Criminology Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 44
  • Bachelor 2007: 36
  • Bachelor 2008: 55
  • Bachelor 2009: 52
  • Bachelor 2010: 51
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 4

Criminology Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of four criminology programs. Of these programs, approximately 75% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Criminology Program Availability in Georgia

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32770
  • 25th Percentile: 38600
  • Median: 45740
  • 75th Percentile: 61280
  • 90th Percentile: 112490

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28120
  • 25th Percentile: 32710
  • Median: 39430
  • 75th Percentile: 85490
  • 90th Percentile: 134310

Career Trends

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45520
  • Median Salary 2007: 45390
  • Median Salary 2008: 46590
  • Median Salary 2009: 46100
  • Median Salary 2010: 45740
  • Total Employed 2006: 3870
  • Total Employed 2007: 4080
  • Total Employed 2008: 4170
  • Total Employed 2009: 4750
  • Total Employed 2010: 4750

Sociologists — Employment Trend

Sociologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35750
  • Median Salary 2007: 36735
  • Median Salary 2008: 38230
  • Median Salary 2009: 39030
  • Median Salary 2010: 39430
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Georgia vs National Criminology Employment

Georgia vs National Criminology Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 4.180% (4780)

Criminology Schools in Georgia

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1. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is in town of Carrollton, Georgia. This school offers two criminology programs. More specifically, it offers one criminology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one criminology degree at the master's level. Overall, 11,283 students seek degrees in 84 University of West Georgia programs. This mid-sized school is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering criminology programs.

2. Paine College

1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901-3182
(706) 821-8200

Paine College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Augusta, GA and Paine offers one criminology program. This school is a historically black 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering criminology in terms of programs.

3. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University offers one criminology program and Mercer, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Macon, GA. Overall, 8,236 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at Mercer. Mercer is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering criminology in terms of programs.