Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has seven history schools within its city limits. Vanderbilt University, the highest ranked school in the city with a history 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 history programs in Nashville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of history professors at Vanderbilt University such as Debra Back, Michael Bess, Richard Blackett, Elizabeth Boyd, Tim Boyd, and Brandi Brimmer.
History students from Nashville schools who go on to become historians, art history teachers, professor of histories, art history professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 21,810 people working as history teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,280. Also, Museum technicians and conservators make on average $41,330 per year and there are about 10,170 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area alone, there are 30 employed museum technicians and conservators earning an average salary of $33,290. History teachers in this area earn $85,210/yr and there are 150 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 0.209 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashville are held by history teachers, and 0.043/1000 are held by museum technicians and conservators.
Of the 7 history schools in Nashville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr) for history students, with Tennessee State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,483/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|