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Brentwood, Tenn. is a top place to study. About two-thirds of residents have college degrees and there are many companies that could lead to a career.

Brentwood, Tennessee Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Brentwood, Tennessee. Each degree from a Brentwood, Tennessee Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Tennessee, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Brentwood, Tenn., Colleges and Universities

Business and education are key in the booming City of Brentwood. The Beacon Center of Tennessee recently ranked Brentwood the second most business friendly city in Tennessee, and the Business Journals on Numbers named Brentwood the smartest mid-sized city in Tennessee. It also ranked Brentwood the 102nd smartest city in the country. To those familiar with Brentwood, that may not come as a surprise: More than 98 percent of the city's residents have high school diplomas and more than 68 percent have a bachelor's degree or higher - more than triple the statewide number.

Brentwood Colleges

Brentwood offers suburban city living with access to all of the great schools in nearby Nashville, just 10 miles away. Perhaps most well-known is Vanderbilt University. With about 13,000 students, Vanderbilt offers dozens of degrees at a cost of about $40,000 a year for undergraduates. It was ranked 17th among national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Belmont University is also in Nashville. This Christian university has more than 6,000 students, and the average student to teacher ratio is 13 to 1. Tuition is about $12,000 a semester for undergrads.

Brentwood Economy

This fast-growing city saw its population grow 58 percent from 2000 to 2010, when there were 37,060 residents. Brentwood's median home value is $481,300, and nearly 95 percent of residents own their homes. The median household income in Brentwood is a whopping $126,787 - that's nearly three times Tennessee's median household income. For college grads, there are plenty of businesses to choose from: The City of Brentwood had more than 6,500 businesses as of 2007, and 20 percent of those companies were women-owned.

Author: Stacey Makely
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