Atlanta, GA

  1. Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, and it’s the biggest city in the southeast of the United States.
  2. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
  3. There are over 200,000 Asian people living in the metropolitan Atlanta, and it’s an environmental friendly urban area with lots of trees and clean air condition.
  4. Olympic Games was held in 1996, and the living cost is very competitive compared to other major cities in the United States.
  5. Atlanta is one of the most potential places for economic development and growth in the United States.
  6. Atlanta is the hub and the center of the transportation and traffic, and it has William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, which has the most traffic in the world. Multiple interstate highways, I-75, I-85, I-20, I-285, I-575, I-675, I-985, are going through the region.
  7. Non-stop flights to major Asian cities like Seoul, Incheon, Tokyo, and Beijing are available, and it takes 12 to 15 hours one way.

Major Colleges and Universities in Atlanta, GA

  • Emory University – Harvard of South; Ranked 20
  • Georgia Institute of Technology – Ranked 36; Ranked 3 among Tech Schools
  • Georgia State University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • University of Georgia – Ranked 60

Education in Georgia

  • Very distinctive public schools, private secondary schools and charter school system.
  • Under public education, there are elementary schools middle schools, and high schools, and they are all spread out throughout the region.
  • Under private education, usually they have all of the grades all together at the same campus, and they are independent from the state government control. However, they are all
    properly accredited for their curriculum and programs.
  • Elementary – grades 1 to 5
  • Middle School – grades 6 to 8
  • High School – grades 9 to 12