Georgia contains eight schools that offer distance education programs. Georgia State University, the highest-ranking distance education school in GA, has a total student population of 30,427 and is the 210th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 distance education schools in Georgia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Valdosta State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,221/yr), with Southwest Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,881/yr.
Distance Education students from Georgia schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 1,540 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $64,130. Education teachers in this state earn $57,580/yr and there are 1,690 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from distance education, 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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