Atlanta has a general population of 416,474 and an overall student population of 92,079. Approximately 30,427 of Atlanta's students are enrolled in schools that offer sports management programs.
Georgia State University is the largest sports management school in Atlanta, based on student population. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated approximately 50 students from its sports management program.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in sports management from sports management schools in Atlanta in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Atlanta's sports management schools was $22,146 per year for instate students and $40,356 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for sports management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Atlanta-based sports management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,018.
Many sports management graduates choose to work as sports managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atlanta, your job prospects are average. There were 19,020 sports managers working in Georgia and 5,100 working in the greater Atlanta area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of sports managers is expected to increase by 8% in Atlanta. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for sports managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports manager in Atlanta is $102,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sports managers.