Nashville has a total population of 545,524 and a student population of 56,665. Of these students, 5,424 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Nashville, by student population, is Belmont University. In 2010, Belmont University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a small business degree in Nashville. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Nashville was $22,360 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,590 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Nashville after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Nashville, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 small business professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Nashville area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -4% in Nashville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.