Marietta, GA (population: 68,931) has eighteen theology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emory University, the highest ranked school in this group 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 Marietta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of theology professors at Emory University such as Luke Johnson, and Gary Laderman.
Theology students from Marietta 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.
Marietta lies in Cobb 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 18 theology schools with a 100-mile radius of Marietta, 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 Lee University as the lowest, reported at only $11,481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Marietta|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||13.6 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||19.8 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||43.2 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||72.6 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||80.9 miles|