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Why study in Nashville?

Nashville is a city located in the US state of Tennessee. It’s best known as the home of country music, making it a thriving city with plenty of tourism, nightlife, and live performances.

Nashville is also proud of its professional sports scene, with the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Predators both based in the city. Away from the field, Nashville residents relax at the city’s several theaters and cinemas.

Walking around downtown Nashville is a good way to get around, as are the cycle and scooter schemes running in the city. If you’re traveling further afield, Nashville international airport is within easy reach.


Universities in Nashville

There are nearly 20 colleges and universities in the metro Nashville area, as well as several vocational and technical schools. With so many higher-education opportunities available, the city is home to a large number of pupils and a lively student culture.

Local businesses and corporations are well-connected to the student community, offering work experience, internships, and even careers.

What to study in Nashville

Nashville is nicknamed Music City, so it’s no surprise that music, music production, and radio majors are popular.

Nashville’s top-class institutions offer a diverse array of other programs too. These include excellent courses in psychology, biology, nursing, business, and engineering.

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What is the cost of study in Nashville?

Tuition fees vary considerably depending on your chosen institution and program. As a rough benchmark, you can expect to pay somewhere between $20,000 and $50,000 each year as an international undergraduate.

Although living costs are relatively low in Nashville, you should still budget an estimated $12,000 annually for accommodation. You’ll then need to add your food, travel, visa, and health insurance costs on top.

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How to study in Nashville

To gain admission into one of Nashville’s higher-education institutions, you must have completed your secondary education in your home country. You’ll then need to check you meet the entry requirements of the institutions that interest you, before applying to them individually.

After accepting a university or college place, you can begin applying for a US student visa. The F1 visa permits you to study full-time at an approved US institution.