Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has three business writing schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing program, has a total student population of 12,506. It is the 17th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Tennessee. To learn more about business writing programs in Nashville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Vanderbilt University such as David Dilts, David Furse, Tim Gardner, Rick Oliver, Georgine Pion, and Mike Shor.
Business Writing students from Nashville schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 790 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $46,760. Writers and authors in this area earn $35,790/yr and there are 330 employed.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.454 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by writers and authors, and 1.092/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 3 business writing schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr) for business writing students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|