Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has six linguistics schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a linguistics 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 linguistics programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of linguistics professors at Emory University such as Marjorie Pak.
Linguistics students from Atlanta schools who go on to become linguists, language teachers, translators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Foreign language and literature teachers make on average $63,300 per year and there are about 27,020 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 6 linguistics schools in Atlanta, only 2 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 linguistics students, with Georgia State University as the lowest, reported at only $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|