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Music Schools in Georgia

There are 36 Georgia schools offering music programs. 570 students graduated from programs at Georgia music schools in 2010. 318 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 163 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

490 students graduate from programs in Georgia in music, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 163 students graduated with certificates in music, 318 with a bachelor's level degree, 71 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

36 music schools are located in this state. Of these, 16 schools are public, while 20 schools are private. Tuition at a public music school varies from $4,454 to $8,736, while tuition at a private music school varies from $13,520 to $39,158.

Average tuition for music programs is $13,900. While the highest tuition for music programs, which is $39,158 each year, is at Emory University, the lowest tuition in this Dixie state, which is $4,454 each year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for music students.

Music Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

490 students graduate from programs in Georgia in music, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 163 students graduated with certificates in music, 318 with a bachelor's level degree, 71 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Music Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 34
  • Certificate 2007: 101
  • Certificate 2008: 82
  • Certificate 2009: 98
  • Certificate 2010: 163
  • Bachelor 2006: 216
  • Bachelor 2007: 272
  • Bachelor 2008: 263
  • Bachelor 2009: 248
  • Bachelor 2010: 318
  • Master 2006: 52
  • Master 2007: 61
  • Master 2008: 58
  • Master 2009: 67
  • Master 2010: 71
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 15
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Music Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 58 programs in music. Of these programs, close to 79.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Music Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 46
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30730
  • 25th Percentile: 38430
  • Median: 48610
  • 75th Percentile: 64560
  • 90th Percentile: 73980

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21902
  • 25th Percentile: 28122
  • Median: 46342
  • 75th Percentile: 83429
  • 90th Percentile: 108222

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34460
  • Median Salary 2007: 37856
  • Median Salary 2008: 41933
  • Median Salary 2009: 43472
  • Median Salary 2010: 46342
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 630

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55160
  • Median Salary 2007: 56680
  • Median Salary 2008: 54305
  • Median Salary 2009: 51930
  • Median Salary 2010: 48610
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 325
  • Total Employed 2008: 325
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Georgia vs National Music Employment

Georgia vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 1.735% (1110)

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1. The Omnitech Institute

4319 Covington Hwy Ste 212
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 602-5700x5721

The Omnitech Institute is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one music program. It is a for-profit institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering music in terms of programs.

2. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Offers one program in music and it is located in Dahlonega, GA. Overall, 5,912 students seek degrees in 47 North Georgia programs.

3. Augusta State University

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

Augusta State University offers one music program and ASU is near the center of the city. ASU is a public 4-year institution.

4. Morehouse College

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

Morehouse College, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA and it offers one music program. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

5. 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 and Point offers one program in music.

6. Shorter University

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

Shorter University offers three programs in music. Shorter offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in music. This liberal arts college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rome, GA. Overall, 1,555 students pursue degrees in 33 Shorter programs.

7. Truett-McConnell College

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

Truett-McConnell College offers one music program and it is in Cleveland, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

8. Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030-3797
(404) 471-6000

Agnes Scott College is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one music program. 917 students seek degrees in 38 programs at ASC, overall.

9. Armstrong Atlantic State University

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

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Savannah, GA and this school offers one music program. Overall, 7,682 students seek degrees in 52 programs at AASU.

10. Brewton-Parker College

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

Brewton-Parker College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1904. BPC, which is very close to Mount Vernon, Georgia, is located in a rural area. Students are offered two degrees at the associates level and 34 degrees at the bachelors level by it. 778 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at BPC in 2010. It offers subjects such as biology, ministry, and math. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

11. Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Spelman College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA and it offers one program in music. Overall, 2,177 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this small school.

12. Covenant College

14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750-4164
(706) 820-1560

Covenant College, which is very close to Lookout Mountain, Georgia, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in music. Covenant offers two bachelor's level music degrees to students. Covenant is a 4-year institution.

13. Fort Valley State University

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

Fort Valley State University, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one program in music. FVSU is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

14. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Piedmont College, which is very close to Demorest, Georgia, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in music. Piedmont is a 4-year institution.

15. The University of West Georgia

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

The University of West Georgia is located in Carrollton, GA. This school offers two programs in music. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level music degree by it and one music degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution.

16. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city and ASU offers one program in music. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

17. The Atlanta Institute of Music

2875 Breckinridge Blvd.- Suite 700
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 242-7717x14

The Atlanta Institute of Music offers one program in music and it is located in the suburbs of Duluth, Georgia. 82 students pursue degrees in one Atlanta Institute of Music program, overall. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

18. 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.

19. 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 located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in music. Students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by TCF. This school is a 4-year institution.

20. Emmanuel College

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

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

21. 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. It offers five programs in music. Of those, students are offered three music degrees at the bachelor's level by this university, one music degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in music. 34,677 students pursue degrees in 320 programs at UGA, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering music.

22. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University offers two music programs. This school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in music. This school is in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering music in terms of programs.

23. Brenau University

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

Brenau University offers two music programs. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in music. It is in the center of Gainesville. This school is a 4-year institution.

24. LaGrange College

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

LaGrange College is in Lagrange, GA and it offers one music program. 999 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this very small school, overall.

25. Paine College

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

Paine College is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1882. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. This very small school offers subjects such as counseling and business. Students are offered 31 degrees at the bachelors level by this school. 925 students sought degrees from the 31 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

26. Wesleyan College

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

Wesleyan College, which is 5.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. It offers two programs in music. Students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by Wesleyan. 690 students seek degrees in 45 programs at Wesleyan, overall. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in music.

27. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University offers one program in music and it is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 3,941 students seek degrees in 66 programs at this school.

28. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers two programs in music. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in music by Georgia State and one music degree at the master's level. It is in the center of Atlanta. GSU is a public, 4-year, research institution. GSU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering music.

29. Mercer University

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

Mercer University, which is near the center of the city, is in Macon, GA. It offers four programs in music. Out of those, this university offers two music degrees at the bachelor's level to students and two master's level degrees in music. Overall, 8,236 students seek degrees in 89 programs at Mercer.

30. Georgia College & State University

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

Georgia College & State University Is located in Milledgeville, GA and it offers one program in music. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

31. Columbus State University

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

Columbus State University is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in music. CSU offers two bachelor's level degrees in music to students. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. Columbus is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering music in terms of programs.

32. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University is located in town of Americus, Georgia and it offers one music program. This public school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

33. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College, which is very close to Mount Berry, Georgia, is located in a rural area and it offers one music program. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

34. Clayton State University

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

Clayton State University is located in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia and this school offers one music program. Overall, 6,604 students seek degrees in 39 programs at Claton State.

35. Reinhardt University

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

Reinhardt University is in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in music. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in music by Reinhardt and one music degree at the master's level. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

36. Georgia Southern University

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

Georgia Southern University offers three music programs. Out of those, Georgia Southern offers two bachelor's level degrees in music to students and one master's level music degree. It is located in Statesboro, GA. GSU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. Georgia Southern is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering music.

37. Emory University

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

Emory University offers two programs in music. More specifically, Emory offers students one bachelor's level music degree and one master's level degree in music. This research university is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

38. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA and it offers one music program. 20,720 students seek degrees in 105 programs at this large university, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering music programs.

39. Valdosta State University

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

Valdosta State University offers two music programs. This school offers students two bachelor's level degrees in music. This public school is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 4-year institution.

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