Best Colleges near Atlanta, Georgia

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
1
Atlanta, ga
261 1 miles
2
Atlanta, ga
82 1 miles
3
Atlanta, ga
84 1 miles
4
Atlanta, ga
1 053 1 miles
5
Atlanta, ga
2 725 1 miles
6
Atlanta, ga
495 1 miles
7
Atlanta, ga
291 1 miles
8
Atlanta, ga
681 1 miles
9
Atlanta, ga
162 1 miles
10
Atlanta, ga
2 074 1 miles
11
Atlanta, ga
1 252 1 miles
12
Atlanta, ga
424 1 miles
13
Atlanta, ga
165 1 miles
14
Atlanta, ga
325 1 miles
15
Atlanta, ga
93 1 miles
16
Atlanta, ga
90 1 miles
17
Atlanta, ga
0 1 miles
18
Atlanta, ga
199 1 miles
19
Atlanta, ga
30 1 miles
20
Atlanta, ga
284 1 miles
21
Atlanta, ga
0 1 miles
22
Atlanta, ga
1 636 1 miles
23
Atlanta, ga
83 1 miles
24
Atlanta, ga
1 779 1 miles
25
Atlanta, ga
66 1 miles
26
Atlanta, ga
7 567 1 miles
27
Atlanta, ga
0 1 miles
28
Atlanta, ga
350 1 miles
29
Atlanta, ga
137 1 miles
30
Atlanta, ga
13 272 1 miles
31
Atlanta, ga
18 059 1 miles
32
Atlanta, ga
2 484 1 miles
33
Atlanta, ga
431 1 miles
34
Atlanta, ga
574 1 miles
35
Atlanta, ga
971 1 miles
36
Atlanta, ga
471 1 miles
37
Atlanta, ga
513 1 miles
38
Atlanta, ga
378 1 miles
39
Atlanta, ga
121 1 miles
40
Atlanta, ga
2 220 1 miles
41
Atlanta, ga
0 1 miles
42
Decatur, ga
1 192 5 miles
43
Decatur, ga
869 5 miles
44
Decatur, ga
387 5 miles
45
Decatur, ga
0 5 miles
46
Tucker, ga
1 262 7 miles
47
Tucker, ga
104 7 miles
48
Forest Park, ga
60 8 miles
49
Decatur, ga
9 676 8 miles
50
Decatur, ga
123 9 miles

Education in Atlanta

Atlanta’s (Georgia) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 16.42 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 4. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 27.67 and 11.87 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 4.61 and 2.08 accordingly.

Economy of Atlanta

The household income in Atlanta, Georgia, is 46146 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 56557. The sales and income taxes are 8 and 6. Income per capita is 35719. The unemployment rate makes 8.5 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Atlanta

The overall cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia, is 97 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 97, the cost of housing is 81. Transportation expenses make 108 points, and health and grocery costs are 103 and 102.2 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Atlanta

The indicator of air quality in Atlanta, Georgia, is 79.4 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the average with the index of 47 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 472 and the overall health costs make 102.6 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, gets 217 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 107 – Atlanta has the annual rainfall of 53.7 inches and snowfall of 0.3 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 34. The UV exposure index is 5.1.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov