Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has six spanish schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a spanish 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 spanish programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of spanish professors at Emory University such as Elva Gonzalez-Hernandez, Ricardo Gutierrez-Mouat, and Cesar Sierra.
Spanish students from Atlanta schools who go on to become spanish teachers, spanish interpreters, spanish tutors, spanish language and culture specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 27,020 people working as foreign language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,300. Also, Vocational education teachers make on average $52,030 per year and there are about 114,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 2,110 employed vocational education teachers earning an average salary of $46,870. Foreign language and literature teachers in this area earn $56,220/yr and there are 560 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 foreign language and literature teachers, and 1/1000 are held by vocational education teachers.
Of the 6 spanish 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 spanish 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|