2021 Best Value Colleges for Music in Georgia
Finding the Best Value Music School for You
With 320 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, music is the #41 most popular major in Georgia. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% of all the music bachelor's degrees in the country.
For this year's Best Value Colleges for Music in Georgia ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in music. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on music schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.
When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.
More Ways to Rank Music Schools
When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Music Schools list to help you make the college decision.
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2021 Best Value Music Schools in Georgia
Best Value Music Schools in Georgia
University of Georgia comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UGA, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Music in Georgia ranking.
It takes the average student at UGA about 4.3 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $31,505. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UGA is about $134,211. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.
While working on their bachelor's, music majors at UGA accumulate an average of around $23,010 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia State University. Georgia State is a very large public school located in the large city of Atlanta. In addition to being on our best value list, Georgia State has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Music in Georgia ranking.
It takes about 4.6 years for the average student at Georgia State to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $33,007. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State is $152,822. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.
On average, music graduates from Georgia State take out $27,076 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $291, based on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
Best Music Colleges in the Southeast Region
Explore all the Best Music Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.
Music Related Rankings by Major
Music is one of 9 different types of Visual & Performing Arts programs to choose from.
Majors Similar to Music
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Design & Applied Arts||1,082|
|Fine & Studio Arts||796|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||518|
|Drama & Theater Arts||349|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||66|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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