Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has one computer programming school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville has a total student population of 288. It is the 5111th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Computer Programming students from Nashville schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 1,840 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average salary of $76,750. Computer programmers in this area earn $61,230/yr and there are 2,290 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 3.182 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by computer programmers, and 2.554/1000 are held by computer software engineers, applications.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville ends up costing a student $18,913/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|