North Atlanta, GA (population: 51,827) has fifty-seven MBA schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emory University, the highest ranked school in this group with a MBA 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.
MBA students from North Atlanta schools who go on to become business administrators, businessmen, businesswomen, business executives, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Bill and account collectors make on average $32,560 per year and there are about 403,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 10,880 employed bill and account collectors earning an average salary of $32,250. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $72,370/yr and there are 134,620 employed.
North Atlanta lies in DeKalb 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 59 out of every 1000 jobs in North Atlanta are held by business and financial operations employees, and 5/1000 are held by bill and account collectors.
Of the 57 MBA schools with a 100-mile radius of North Atlanta, only 8 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 MBA students, with Northeast Alabama Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,367/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||15.4 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.7 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||75.3 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||84.7 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||93.9 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||95.5 miles|