3 Reasons Why Nashville is a Great Place to Study

There’s so much that goes into choosing the right place to earn your degree. What are the faculty like? How far is it from the things you love to see and do? What’s the culture of the city like? What professional opportunities are available after graduation? All of these questions are things one might take into consideration before making a decision about your education to accomplish personal and professional goals.

In this series, we’ll be highlighting some of the cities where our campuses are located, and shedding some light on why a particular location may be attractive to you— beginning with the beautiful and thriving city of Nashville. Follow along as we dive into why great weather and country music aren’t the only reasons this city may be the ideal destination to follow your dreams.


Although Nashville is often called the “Home of Country Music”, there are in fact many genres of music that are celebrated here. It’s deeply rooted history of jazz, rock n’ roll, gospel, and blues is very well known and still a big part of the culture, with performances and showcases happening year round.

In addition to the live music scene that permeates the city, Nashville’s very own “Music Row”, a historic district located to the southwest of downtown Nashville, is home to some of the most prominent recording studios, record label offices, and radio stations in the world. There’s no doubt this city lives and breathes entertainment, so if your interests align, that’s a major benefit to consider.


If you’re someone that likes to participate in everything a city likes to offer, you’re in luck. Nashville has no shortage of attractions to look forward to. From history-centered museums like the Johnny Cash Museum and the Country Music Hall of Fame to nationally recognized events and showcases like the CMA Fest and the Grand Ole Opry, there’s always something to do and see. Add a bustling nightlife scene to that equation, and you have endless opportunities for entertainment as well as the means to get your foot into the door professionally through exposure and networking.


Nashville is not just a great place to live but also a great place to start your journey on a career you love. SAE Institute Nashville is conveniently located in the heart of Music Row and is well-equipped to offer a dynamic education in Audio and Entertainment Business.

“It’s no secret that the history of music runs deep in Nashville. Here at SAE Institute of Nashville, our classes are taught by industry professionals who come with a wealth of knowledge about music and the entertainment business,” says SAE Institute Nashville Campus Director, Shannon Meggert. “We take pride in our curriculum and work hard every day to ensure our students are learning from experienced professionals, while creating a dynamic, collaborative atmosphere. We love what we do and we’re excited to share that passion with our students.”

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career in Audio or Entertainment Business and think Nashville might be the right place for you, be sure to get in touch with us online or by calling our campus directly at (615) 244-5848. For a virtual tour of our Nashville campus, check us out on our Youtube channel.