Marietta, GA (population: 68,931) has one wildlife school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Georgia has a total student population of 34,885. It is the 38th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Wildlife students from Marietta schools who go on to become wildlife technicians, wildlife biologists, foresters, wildlife managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 7,530 people working as fish and game wardens alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,950. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 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.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Georgia ends up costing a student $9,224/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|