Chattanooga, TN (population: 173,001) has fifteen risk management schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Life University, the highest ranked school in this group with a risk management program, has a total student population of 2,301. It is the 176th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Risk Management students from Chattanooga schools who go on to become insurance professionals, insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Insurance appraisers, auto damage make on average $56,180 per year and there are about 10,960 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 15 risk management schools with a 100-mile radius of Chattanooga, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shorter College-Professional Studies comes out as the most expensive ($21,699/yr) for risk management students, with Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville as the lowest, reported at only $3,768/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|