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Liberal Arts Schools in Georgia

There are 47 Georgia schools offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 6,418 students graduated with degrees from Georgia liberal arts schools. 5,881 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 519 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

6,260 students graduate from liberal arts programs in Georgia, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 5,881 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts at the associate's level, 519 with a degree at the bachelor's level, nine with a degree at the master's level, and nine with a degree at the doctorate level.

47 liberal arts schools are in this state. Out of these, while 31 schools are public, 16 schools are private. Public liberal arts school tuition varies from $2,354 to $8,736, while private liberal arts school tuition varies from $8,580 to $39,158.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $13,241. While the highest tuition for programs in liberal arts, which is $39,158 each year, is at Emory University, the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $2,354 every year, is at the College of Coastal Georgia.

Liberal arts schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

6,260 students graduate from liberal arts programs in Georgia, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 5,881 students graduated with a degree in liberal arts at the associate's level, 519 with a degree at the bachelor's level, nine with a degree at the master's level, and nine with a degree at the doctorate level.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 5289
  • Associate 2007: 5307
  • Associate 2008: 5603
  • Associate 2009: 5516
  • Associate 2010: 5881
  • Bachelor 2006: 402
  • Bachelor 2007: 456
  • Bachelor 2008: 494
  • Bachelor 2009: 490
  • Bachelor 2010: 519
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 2
  • Master 2008: 2
  • Master 2009: 7
  • Master 2010: 9
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 9

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 69 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, about 59.4% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 41
  • Bachelor: 24
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34790
  • 25th Percentile: 48690
  • Median: 60500
  • 75th Percentile: 80200
  • 90th Percentile: 95110

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35170
  • 25th Percentile: 47900
  • Median: 63740
  • 75th Percentile: 83290
  • 90th Percentile: 111060

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30380
  • 25th Percentile: 39560
  • Median: 50790
  • 75th Percentile: 65860
  • 90th Percentile: 83940

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48190
  • Median Salary 2007: 52830
  • Median Salary 2008: 60380
  • Median Salary 2009: 61490
  • Median Salary 2010: 60500
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54800
  • Median Salary 2007: 57320
  • Median Salary 2008: 61000
  • Median Salary 2009: 63450
  • Median Salary 2010: 63740
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49210
  • Median Salary 2007: 48720
  • Median Salary 2008: 49300
  • Median Salary 2009: 50160
  • Median Salary 2010: 50790
  • Total Employed 2006: 1590
  • Total Employed 2007: 1770
  • Total Employed 2008: 1710
  • Total Employed 2009: 1740
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Georgia vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Georgia vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.238% (2240)

Liberal Arts Schools in Georgia

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in liberal arts. DSC is a public 4-year institution.

2. Gainesville State College

3820 Mundy Mill Rd
Oakwood, GA 30566
(678) 717-3639

Gainesville State College offers one liberal arts program and this school is in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. GSC is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

3. Middle Georgia College

1100 Second St SE
Cochran, GA 31014-1599
(478) 934-6221

Middle Georgia College is in Cochran, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

4. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one liberal arts program. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

5. Young Harris College

1 College Street
Young Harris, GA 30582
(706) 379-3111

Young Harris College, which is very close to Young Harris, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one liberal arts program. 820 students seek degrees in one program at this school, overall.

6. Gordon College

419 College Dr
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5000

Gordon College offers one liberal arts program and it is located in town of Barnesville, Georgia. Gordon is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

7. Morehouse College

830 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 681-2800

Morehouse College is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1867. Morehouse, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as chemistry and business. This school offers 26 bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,586 students pursued degrees from the 26 programs at this liberal arts college. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Morehouse. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

8. Atlanta Christian College

2605 Ben Hill Rd
East Point, GA 30344
(404) 761-8861

Atlanta Christian College is located in the suburbs of East Point, Georgia. Point offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

9. Shorter University

315 Shorter Ave
Rome, GA 30165
(706) 291-2121

Shorter University, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Rome, GA. It offers two liberal arts programs. This liberal arts college offers students two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. Shorter is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

10. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
(229) 391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is located in Tifton, GA and ABAC offers one liberal arts program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

11. Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034-3832
(678) 891-2300

Georgia Perimeter College is in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this college offers one liberal arts program. This community college is the only community college in Georgia.

12. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College is located in Macon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers one associate's level degree in liberal arts to students and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. Macon State is a public 4-year institution.

13. Truett-McConnell College

100 Alumni Dr
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 865-2134

Truett-McConnell College is located in Cleveland, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, this school offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. 755 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this school, overall.

14. The Georgia Military College - Atlanta

320 W. Broad St Suite 200
Fairburn, GA 30213
(678) 379-1414

The Georgia Military College-Atlanta is located in Fairburn, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this academy offers one liberal arts program. 815 students seek degrees in 21 programs at this small academy, overall.

15. The Georgia Military College - Columbus

2601 Cross Country Dr Bldg B
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 478-1688

The Georgia Military College-Columbus is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in liberal arts. This academy is a public 2-year institution.

16. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Savannah, GA. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in liberal arts by it and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. 7,682 students pursue degrees in 52 Armstrong Atlantic State University programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

17. Argosy University - Atlanta

980 Hammond Drive- Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 671-1200

Argosy University-Atlanta is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is near Atlanta, GA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including educational leadership and sports psychology. It offers students two certificates, four bachelors level degrees, ten masters level degrees, and five doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 2,793 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at Argosy. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this small school.

18. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College is in Rome, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

19. South Georgia College

100 W College Pk Dr
Douglas, GA 31533-5098
(912) 260-4200

South Georgia College is located in town of Douglas, Georgia and it offers one liberal arts program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

20. Brewton-Parker College

201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle
Mount Vernon, GA 30445
(912) 583-2241

Brewton-Parker College, which is very close to Mount Vernon, Georgia, is in a rural setting. It offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers one associate's level degree in liberal arts to students and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts.

21. Atlanta Metropolitan College

1630 Metropolitan Parkway- SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-4498
(404) 756-4000

Atlanta Metropolitan College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 3,037 students seek degrees in two programs at this medium-sized school.

22. Strayer University - Georgia

3355 Northeast Expwy- Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30341
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Georgia is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and it offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 7,061 students pursue degrees in 25 Strayer programs.

23. Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
(404) 261-1441

Oglethorpe University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and OU offers one liberal arts program. 1,155 students seek degrees in 27 Oglethorpe University programs, overall.

24. Life University

1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060
(800) 543-3202

Life University, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Marietta, GA. This school offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, Life offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school is a 4-year institution.

25. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University offers one liberal arts program and this university is in Fort Valley, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, FVSU is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

26. The Georgia Military College - Milledgeville

201 E Greene St
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3398
(478) 387-4900

The Georgia Military College-Milledgeville offers one liberal arts program. It is a public 2-year institution. This academy is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts programs.

27. The Georgia Military College - Valdosta

4201 N. Forrest Street
Valdosta, GA 31605
(229) 269-4848

The Georgia Military College-Valdosta is 4.1 miles from the center of the city and this academy offers one liberal arts program. It is a public 2-year institution.

28. Thomas University

1501 Millpond Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 226-1621

Thomas University is in town of Thomasville, Georgia. TU offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. Overall, 1,043 students pursue degrees in 23 TU programs.

29. Andrew College

501College St
Cuthbert, GA 39840-5550
(229) 732-2171

Founded in 1854, Andrew College is a 2-year institution. This school is located in town of Cuthbert, Georgia. It offers subjects including business, biology, and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the associates level by this school. In 2010, 273 students sought degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

30. Toccoa Falls College

107 North Chapel Drive
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598-7062
(706) 886-6831

Toccoa Falls College, which is very close to Toccoa Falls, Georgia, is in a rural area. It offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, TCF offers one associate's level liberal arts degree to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. TCF is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

31. The College of Coastal Georgia

3700 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520-3644
(912) 279-5713

The College of Coastal Georgia, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brunswick, GA and it offers one program in liberal arts. 3,438 students pursue degrees in 21 programs at this school, overall.

32. Emmanuel College

181 Springs St
Franklin Springs, GA 30639
(706) 245-7226

Emmanuel College is located in town of Franklin Springs, Georgia and it offers one program in liberal arts. EC is a 4-year institution.

33. The Georgia Military College - Augusta

115 Davis Road
Martinez, GA 30907
(706) 955-2819

The Georgia Military College-Augusta offers one program in liberal arts and this academy is in the suburbs of Martinez, Georgia. It is a public 2-year institution.

34. The Georgia Military College - Warner Robins

801 Duke Ave
Warner Robins, GA 31093
(478) 225-0005

The Georgia Military College-Warner Robins is near the heart of downtown and it offers one liberal arts program. 1,114 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this small academy, overall.

35. Southern Polytechnic State University

1100 S. Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060-2896
(678) 915-7778

Southern Polytechnic State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Marietta, GA and it offers one program in liberal arts. This school is a public 4-year institution.

36. Bainbridge College

2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(866) 825-1715

Bainbridge College offers one program in liberal arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

37. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Athens, GA and this university offers one liberal arts program. UGA is a public, 4-year, research institution.

38. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is located in the center of Gainesville. This school offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in liberal arts by Brenau and two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. 2,770 students pursue degrees in 59 Brenau University programs, overall.

39. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, this school offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. It is in town of Lagrange, Georgia. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in liberal arts.

40. Waycross College

2001 S Georgia Pky
Waycross, GA 31503-0110
(912) 449-7600

Waycross College offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and one associate's level liberal arts degree. This small school is located in Waycross, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

41. East Georgia College

131 College Cir
Swainsboro, GA 30401
(478) 289-2000

East Georgia College is located in Swainsboro, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in liberal arts. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

42. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College offers one program in liberal arts and this school, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Albany, GA. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

43. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1836. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. Wesleyan offers subjects including elementary education and business administration. This liberal arts college offers 42 degrees at the bachelors level and three masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 690 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

44. Mercer University

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

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Macon, GA and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. Mercer is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

45. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Is in town of Milledgeville, Georgia and it offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 6,737 students seek degrees in 63 Georgia College & State University programs.

46. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree in liberal arts and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. It is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution.

47. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, this school offers students one associate's level degree in liberal arts, one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts, and one master's level degree in liberal arts. It is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. 6,604 students pursue degrees in 39 programs at this school, overall.

48. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Reinhardt University is located in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by this liberal arts college and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

49. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers one program in liberal arts and Georgia Southern is located in town of Statesboro, Georgia. This large school is a public 4-year institution.

50. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. It offers four liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree, one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts, one liberal arts degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in liberal arts. Overall, 13,381 students seek degrees in 154 Emory University programs. Emory is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering liberal arts.

51. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is near the center of the city. Valdosta State offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.