Chattanooga, TN (population: 173,001) has six leadership schools within its city limits. Tennessee Temple University, the highest ranked school in the city with a leadership program, has a total student population of 801. It is the 646th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Leadership students from Chattanooga schools who go on to become organizational leadership consultants, business coaches, business leaders, leaders, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 205,020 people working as training and development specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,310. Also, Industrialorganizational psychologists make on average $102,570 per year and there are about 1,710 of them employed in the US today.
Chattanooga lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Chattanooga-GA area has 222,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.78/hr average worker wage, and a $36,990 average annual salary.
Of the 6 leadership schools in Chattanooga, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,709/yr) for leadership students, with Chattanooga State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,923/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chattanooga|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||17.0 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||55.2 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||99.1 miles|