Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has two radiology schools within its city limits. High-Tech Institute-Nashville, the highest ranked school in the city with a radiology program, has a total student population of 625. It is the 4500th highest ranked school in the USA and the 124th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Radiology students from Nashville schools who go on to become radiologic technicians, radiologists, radiology technicians, professor of radiologies, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 213,560 people working as radiologic technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,180.
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 radiology schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($23,607/yr) for radiology students, with MedVance Institute-Nashville as the lowest, reported at only $21,222/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|