Rome, GA has sixteen physical education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Georgia State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a physical education program, 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 physical education programs in Rome, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of physical education professors at Georgia State University such as Paul Alberto, Ajamu Banjoko, Deron Boyles, Lane Brooks, Jane Brown, and Mary Calhoun.
Physical Education students from Rome schools who go on to become football coaches, PE teachers, PT trainers, coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today.
Rome lies in Floyd county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Rome area has 37,580 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,020 average annual salary.
Of the 16 physical education schools with a 100-mile radius of Rome, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Morehouse College comes out as the most expensive ($26,619/yr) for physical education students, with Gainesville State College as the lowest, reported at only $7,236/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rome|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||1.6 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||39.5 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||55.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||56.9 miles|