Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has twenty-three higher education schools within its city limits. Rhodes College, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 1,673. It is the 123rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. The Memphis, TN-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary.
Of the 23 schools in Memphis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhodes College comes out as the most expensive ($25,801/yr), with Southern Institute of Cosmetology as the lowest recorded at only $4,230/yr.Popular Bars in Memphis: