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Photography Schools in Georgia

There are six schools in the state of Georgia offering photography programs. 295 students graduated from programs at Georgia photography schools in 2010. 120 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 108 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 356 students graduate from photography programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 6% of photography students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 108 students graduated with photography certificates, 23 with a degree at the associate's level, 120 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 44 with a master's level degree.

Six photography schools are located in Georgia. Out of these, two schools are public, while four schools are private. Tuition at a private photography school varies from $17,496 to $29,570.

Average tuition for programs in photography is $26,552. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta, the highest tuition for photography programs, which is $29,570 per year, is at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Schools in Georgia offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for photography students.

Photography Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 356 students graduate from photography programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 6% of photography students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 108 students graduated with photography certificates, 23 with a degree at the associate's level, 120 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 44 with a master's level degree.

Photography Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 39
  • Certificate 2007: 44
  • Certificate 2008: 47
  • Certificate 2009: 53
  • Certificate 2010: 108
  • Associate 2006: 17
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 23
  • Bachelor 2006: 115
  • Bachelor 2007: 93
  • Bachelor 2008: 274
  • Bachelor 2009: 116
  • Bachelor 2010: 120
  • Master 2006: 27
  • Master 2007: 14
  • Master 2008: 83
  • Master 2009: 46
  • Master 2010: 44

Photography Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 12 photography programs. Of these programs, 41.7% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Photography Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16630
  • 25th Percentile: 18380
  • Median: 24710
  • 75th Percentile: 32700
  • 90th Percentile: 47260

Career Trends

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16940
  • Median Salary 2007: 19900
  • Median Salary 2008: 21970
  • Median Salary 2009: 25900
  • Median Salary 2010: 24710
  • Total Employed 2006: 1680
  • Total Employed 2007: 1680
  • Total Employed 2008: 1930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1680
  • Total Employed 2010: 1650

Georgia vs National Photography Employment

Georgia vs National Photography Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.025% (1650)

Photography Schools in Georgia

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1. The Creative Circus

812 Lambert Dr
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 477-6701

The Creative Circus offers one program in photography and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA. Overall, 268 students seek degrees in three programs at this school. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering photography programs.

2. The Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
(770) 394-8300

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta offers three photography programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in photography, one photography degree at the associate's level, and one photography degree at the bachelor's level. AI is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, AI is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering photography.

3. The Portfolio Center

125 Bennett St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 351-5055

The Portfolio Center, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA and this school offers one photography program. Overall, 103 students seek degrees in five programs at this school. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering photography in terms of programs.

4. North Georgia Technical College

1500 Georgia Hwy 197 N
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-7700

North Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Clarkesville, Georgia, is located in a rural setting. It offers two photography programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in photography by this technical college and one degree at the associate's level in photography. Overall, 2,810 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this technical college. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Georgia.

5. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College is located in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. It offers two programs in photography. Specifically, it offers one photography certificate to students and one associate's level degree in photography. 7,100 students pursue degrees in 91 programs at this school, overall. This technical college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering photography programs.

6. The Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
(912) 525-5000

The Savannah College of Art and Design is near the heart of downtown. It offers three photography programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level photography degree to students and two photography degrees at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution. SCAD is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in photography.