Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has one distance education school within its city limits. Georgia State University has a total student population of 30,427. It is the 210th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about distance education programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of distance education professors at Georgia State University such as Paul Alberto, Ajamu Banjoko, Deron Boyles, Lane Brooks, Jane Brown, and Mary Calhoun.
Distance Education students from Atlanta schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 720 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $72,700. Education teachers in this area earn $61,490/yr and there are 610 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 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Atlanta are held by education teachers, and 0/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Georgia State University ends up costing a student $12,611/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|