Georgia contains seven schools that offer public health programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking public health school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 public health schools in Georgia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Georgia Southern University as the lowest recorded at only $10,385/yr.
Public Health students from Georgia schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, 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. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 4,200 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $98,930. Health educators in this state earn $69,930/yr and there are 2,560 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from public health, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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