Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has three christian counseling schools within its city limits. Lipscomb University, the highest ranked school in the city with a christian counseling program, has a total student population of 3,413. It is the 2105th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Christian Counseling students from Nashville schools who go on to become christian counselors, christian faith workers, chistian counselors, spiritual workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Social workers make on average $50,470 per year and there are about 73,250 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 3 christian counseling schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lipscomb University comes out as the most expensive ($17,243/yr) for christian counseling students, with Free Will Baptist Bible College as the lowest, reported at only $12,799/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|