Georgia contains 24 schools that offer court reporting programs. Valdosta State University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in GA, has a total student population of 12,391 and is the 432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 court reporting schools in Georgia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing University comes out as the most expensive ($23,687/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Court Reporting students from Georgia schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 3,220 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $35,880. Court reporters in this state earn $38,390/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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