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Geography & Cartography in Georgia

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Geography & Cartography Schools in Georgia

190 Geography students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Geography & Cartography is the 115th most popular major out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 82
Bachelor’s Degree 73
Master’s Degree 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 69.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Geography & Cartography Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Georgia

There are 14,700 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Georgia

Geography grads earn an average of $79,030 in the state and $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Georgia that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

In their early career, UGA grads earn an average salary of $39,900. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending KSU Georgia will pay a net price of $17,688. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at KSU Georgia.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,722 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,519. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Georgia State grads earn an average salary of $35,200.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,989 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years. Graduates earn an average $35,700 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
32,723 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. 90% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

#10

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,124 Total Students

18% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,213. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Geography & Cartography Careers in GA

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 21% $50,760
Geographers 20% $85,670
Managers 9% $109,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Political Science & Government 1,110
Sociology 915
Economics 644
International Relations & Security 508
Criminology 297
Anthropology 232
General Social Sciences 78
Other Social Sciences 51

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