Chattanooga, TN (population: 173,001) has six MBA schools within its city limits. Tennessee Temple University, the highest ranked school in the city with a MBA 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).
MBA students from Chattanooga schools who go on to become business administrators, businessmen, businesswomen, business executives, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Bill and account collectors make on average $32,560 per year and there are about 403,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Chattanooga-GA area alone, there are 550 employed bill and account collectors earning an average salary of $28,590. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $51,630/yr and there are 8,270 employed.
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. Thus, about 37.093 out of every 1000 jobs in Chattanooga are held by business and financial operations employees, and 2.460/1000 are held by bill and account collectors.
Of the 6 MBA 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 MBA 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|