Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has four entertainment business schools within its city limits. Rhodes College, the highest ranked school in the city with an entertainment business program, 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). To learn more about entertainment business programs in Memphis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of entertainment business professors at Rhodes College such as Dee Birnbaum, and Ferron Thompson.
Entertainment Business students from Memphis schools who go on to become entertainment business workers, entertainers, entertainment business consultants, entertainment business specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 45,080 people working as entertainment attendants and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $21,020. Also, Set and exhibit designers make on average $50,600 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-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 4 entertainment business schools in Memphis, none have 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) for entertainment business students, with Le Moyne-Owen College as the lowest, reported at only $11,092/yr.