Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has two HVAC schools within its city limits. Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville, the highest ranked school in the city with a HVAC program, has a total student population of 644. It is the 2006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
HVAC students from Nashville schools who go on to become hvac specialists, plumbers, hvac sheet metal installers, air conditioning technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Mechanical engineering technicians make on average $50,700 per year and there are about 43,580 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 2 HVAC schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($21,757/yr) for HVAC students, with Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville as the lowest, reported at only $10,704/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|