Nashville, TN Colleges

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Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north-central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home to a large number of colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is most notably known as a center of the music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City".

Nashville has a consolidated city–county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. As of the 2010 census the population of the city of Nashville, not including the semi-independent municipalities, stood at 601,222. The population of Davidson County as a whole, including all municipalities, was 626,681. Nashville is the second largest city in Tennessee, after Memphis, and the fourth largest city in the Southeastern United States. The 2010 population of the entire 13-county Nashville metropolitan area was 1,589,934, making it the largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in the state. The 2010 population of the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Columbia combined statistical area, a larger trade area, was 1,670,890.

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Schools in and around Nashville, TN

Name
Vanderbilt University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $40,320 average out-state tuition; $40,320 average in-state tuition
Tennessee State University
Four or more years; Public; $17,736 average out-state tuition; $5,208 average in-state tuition
Belmont University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,770 average out-state tuition; $23,770 average in-state tuition
Lipscomb University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,896 average out-state tuition; $21,896 average in-state tuition
Nashville State Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $12,720 average out-state tuition; $3,096 average in-state tuition
Fisk University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $17,952 average out-state tuition; $17,952 average in-state tuition
Trevecca Nazarene University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $19,990 average out-state tuition; $19,990 average in-state tuition

Nashville, TN Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Dyersburg State Community College Jazz Choir Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017