2021 Best Music Colleges for Veterans in Georgia

2 Colleges
320 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,256 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Music Schools for Vets

Best Music Colleges for Veterans in GeorgiaWith 320 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, music is the #41 most popular major in Georgia. This means that of the 15,747 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.0% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Music Colleges for Veterans in Georgia ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in music. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality music programs as well as strong veteran support.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as veteran satisfaction, veteran affordability, and overall quality of the music program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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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 Music Schools for Veterans list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Music Schools for Veterans in Georgia

The following schools top our list of the Best Music Colleges for Veterans.

Best Music Schools for Veterans

Georgia State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value music schools. Georgia State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Atlanta. Georgia State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Music in Georgia rankings.

Our most recent data shows that 1,875 of the 34,316 students enrolled at Georgia State were GI Bill® students, of which 1,051 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $5,989. On top of their other funding sources, 1 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Georgia. Located in the city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a very large student population. UGA not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Music in Georgia list.

Our most recent data shows that 640 of the 38,652 students enrolled at UGA were GI Bill® students, of which 407 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $8,887.

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Best for Vets Music Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Music Colleges for Vets in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 826
Tennessee 530
North Carolina 422
Virginia 507
South Carolina 185
Alabama 277
Kentucky 231
Arkansas 133
Louisiana 214
Mississippi 101
West Virginia 75

Music is one of 9 different types of Visual & Performing Arts programs to choose from.

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

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Notes and References


*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)


  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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