Fashion Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 8 accredited fashion schools where fashion faculty who teach fashion classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in fashion training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion
  • Masters degree in Fashion


  1. The Art Institute of Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-1635

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  2. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  3. Bauder College

    384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

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  4. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  5. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043-5702

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  7. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

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  8. American InterContinental University in Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

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Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Fashion Employment

Georgia 158,630
National 4,625,040

Of all of the fashion professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Georgia

150,910 161,030 162,050 156,410 158,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, fashion is a growing field. There were 7,720 more fashion professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 5% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for fashion professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of fashion professionals working around the nation.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$42,896 $46,035 $46,594 $48,440 $48,529
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fashion professionals is increasing in Georgia. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $42,896 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,529 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 121% pay differential between the highest paid fashion professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion in Georgia.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Georgia

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Georgia, fashion professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited fashion schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006 there were 274 fashion graduates from fashion courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 398 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 45%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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