Rock Spring, GA has fifteen sports schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Georgia State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sports 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).
Sports students from Rock Spring schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 15 sports schools with a 100-mile radius of Rock Spring, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Adventist University comes out as the most expensive ($18,911/yr) for sports students, with Gwinnett Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,073/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rock Spring|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||38.1 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||84.7 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||91.2 miles|