Chattanooga, TN (population: 173,001) has two audio engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Tennessee, the highest ranked school in this group with an audio engineering program, has a total student population of 29,934. It is the 932nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about audio engineering programs in Chattanooga, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of audio engineering professors at The University of Tennessee such as Mongi Abidi, Igor Alexeff, Ortal Arazi, Ortal Arel, R. V. Arimilli, and James Bass.
Audio Engineering students from Chattanooga schools who go on to become audio engineers, audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Audio and video equipment technicians make on average $42,450 per year and there are about 46,070 of them employed in the US today.
Chattanooga lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Chattanooga-GA area has 222,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.78/hr average worker wage, and a $36,990 average annual salary.
Of the 2 audio engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Chattanooga, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr) for audio engineering students, with The University of Tennessee as the lowest, reported at only $13,139/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chattanooga|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||17.0 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||55.2 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||99.1 miles|