Nursing Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 40 accredited schools where nursing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

    2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, Georgia 31793-2601

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  2. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  3. Albany State University

    504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705

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  4. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  5. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  6. Bainbridge College

    2500 E Shotwell St, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819

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  7. Berry College

    2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149

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  8. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  9. College of Coastal Georgia

    3700 Altama Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia 31520-3644

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  10. West Georgia Technical College

    176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182

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  11. Clayton State University

    2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285

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  12. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  13. Columbus State University

    4225 University Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645

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  14. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  15. Dalton State College

    650 College Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797

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  16. South University-Savannah

    709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

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  17. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

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  18. Georgia Highlands College

    3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, Georgia 30161-3897

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  19. Georgia Southwestern State University

    800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, Georgia 31709-4693

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  20. Georgia College & State University

    231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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  21. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  22. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  23. Gordon College in Barnesville

    419 College Dr, Barnesville, Georgia 30204

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  24. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  25. LaGrange College

    601 Broad St., Lagrange, Georgia 30240-2999

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  26. Macon State College

    100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145

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  27. Medical College of Georgia

    1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30912

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  28. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  29. Middle Georgia College

    1100 Second St SE, Cochran, Georgia 31014-1599

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  30. North Georgia College & State University

    82 College Circle, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597-1001

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  31. Piedmont College

    165 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010

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  32. South Georgia College

    100 W College Pk Dr, Douglas, Georgia 31533-5098

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  33. Southwest Georgia Technical College

    15689 US Hwy 19 N, Thomasville, Georgia 31792-9960

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  34. Thomas University

    1501 Millpond Rd, Thomasville, Georgia 31792

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  35. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  36. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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  37. Georgia Perimeter College

    3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30034-3832

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  38. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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  39. University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus

    8200 Roberts Dr, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350-4147

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  40. University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus

    8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200, Savannah, Georgia 31405-7400

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Nursing Employment

Georgia 139,470
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Georgia

131,680 131,270 135,720 138,690 139,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of nursing is growing. 7,790 more nursing professionals were working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 6%. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$49,228 $52,000 $57,698 $59,736 $60,684
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are growing in Georgia. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,228 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,684 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$39,882
25th percentile
$46,570
50th percentile
$58,058
75th percentile
$70,038
90th percentile
$84,704

Thus, nursing professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 112% pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing in Georgia.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Georgia

BSN
$61,670
Forensic Nursing
$92,075
Gerontology
$69,186
Nursing
$60,684
RN to BSN
$61,670

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
19
bachelor
25
master
38
doctor
4
Certificate
59
Total145

The number of students graduating from the 40 accredited nursing schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006, 2,445 students graduated from nursing courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 7,760 students graduated.

This represents a 217% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. 41% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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