Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has one civil engineering school within its city limits. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus has a total student population of 20,291. It is the 66th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about civil engineering programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at Georgia Institute of Technology such as Tuba Aktaran, Yucel Altunbasak, Nazanin Bassiri Gharb, Christina Bourgeois, George Burdell, and Brent Carter.
Civil Engineering students from Atlanta schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 910 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $42,950. Civil engineers in this area earn $76,160/yr and there are 4,460 employed.
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. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Atlanta are held by civil engineers, and 0/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus ends up costing a student $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|