Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has four theology schools within its city limits. Emory University, the highest ranked school in the city with a theology 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 theology programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of theology professors at Emory University such as Luke Johnson, and Gary Laderman.
Theology students from Atlanta schools who go on to become theologians, professors, pastors, ministers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 19,630 people working as philosophy and religion teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,610. Also, Religious workers make on average $33,160 per year and there are about 6,140 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 4 theology schools in Atlanta, only 1 has 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) for theology students, with Shorter College-Professional Studies as the lowest, reported at only $21,699/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|