With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 34,885 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer marketing programs.
University of Georgia is the largest marketing school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated approximately 234 students with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 255 students graduated with a marketing degree in Athens. If you decide to attend one of Athens's marketing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,000 per year in instate tuition and $36,210 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for marketing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based marketing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from marketing school, you should know that job prospects for marketing professionals in Athens, which is the most popular marketing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 6,990 marketing professionals in Georgia. Of these marketing professionals, 130 were working in the greater Athens area. The government projects that the number of marketing professionals in Athens will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.