Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has seven chemistry schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 12,930. It is the 30th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Georgia. To learn more about chemistry programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Emory University such as Sarah Burroughs, Huw Davies, Justin Gallivan, Steven Girardot, Karl Hagen, and Ronald Johnson.
Chemistry students from Atlanta schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary.
Of the 7 chemistry schools in Atlanta, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spelman College comes out as the most expensive ($29,112/yr) for chemistry students, with Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $8,258/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|