Augusta, Georgia has 2 marketing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in marketing. With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 7,968 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer marketing programs.
Augusta's largest marketing school is Augusta State University. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Augusta State University with credentials in marketing.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in marketing in Augusta in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Augusta's marketing schools was $19,446 per year for instate students and $24,090 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for marketing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Augusta-based marketing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,499 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,337.
If you decide to work as a marketing professional in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 marketing professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Augusta area. By the year 2018, the number of marketing professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Augusta. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Augusta is $72,390 per year, which is higher than the average for marketing professionals state-wide.