Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has sixteen computer science schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer science 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 computer science programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer science professors at Emory University such as Eugene Agichtein, Kieth Easterling, Arri Eisen, Walter Escobar, Michaelangelo Grigni, and Phillip Hutto.
Computer Science students from Atlanta schools who go on to become computer science instructors, web developers, computer engineers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 32,240 people working as computer science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $75,860.
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 16 computer science schools in Atlanta, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr) for computer science students, with Atlanta Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,914/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|