Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has one horticulture school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia State Community College has a total student population of 5,581. It is the 5619th highest ranked school in the USA and the 143rd highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Horticulture students from Nashville schools who go on to become horticulturalists, landscape designers, agriculturalists, wildlife biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 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.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbia State Community College ends up costing a student $7,125/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|