Nashville, TN

Reception: (615) 244-5848
Fax: (615) 244-3192
7 Music Circle North, Nashville, TN 37203 Follow Nashville, TN campus

About the Campus

The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville Students: Learn about SAE Institute Nashville's transfer agreement or connect with Admissions to evaluate your transfer eligibilty.

SAE Institute Nashville

SAE Institute Nashville, located in the heart of Music Row, the epicenter of Music City, was the second campus in the United States, opening in 1999. From the moment you step foot on the Nashville campus, you will know SAE Institute is well-equipped to offer you a dynamic education in audio and the entertainment business.

In addition to traditional lecture-style classes, we emphasize hands-on training and individual studio time, and provide facilities reflective of a professional workplace environment. Our faculty educates with industry standard best practices so our graduates are prepared for careers in the industries of audio and entertainment business. Graduates also have the distinct advantage of joining SAE Institute’s International Alumni Network, comprised of industry professionals all over the world.

 SAE Institute Nashville offers you:

  • Immersion in the creative community that is Music Row
  • A fun, dynamic, and passion-driven learning environment
  • Industry experienced faculty
  • Purpose built studios including the Solid State Logic 9000 and Toft ATB-32 control rooms
  • Enriching guest lectures and seminars with renowned industry leaders
  • Outstanding professional development opportunities

See more of the SAE Institute Nashville campus with our virtual tour!

Programs & Tuition

Programs Offered

Bachelor's of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $62,000.64
Audio Package: $620.00
Technology Fee: $3,398.00



This tuition does not include the tuition for the AAS in Audio or an equivalent credential, which is a requirement for admission into the BAS in Audio.
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Associate of Applied Science in Audio

Tuition: $31,000.32
Audio Package: $620.00
Technology Fee: $1,699.00



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Diploma in Audio

Tuition: $22,000.00
Audio Package: $620.00
Technology Fee $1,274.25



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Entertainment Business Associate Degree

Tuition: $31,000.32
Entertainment Business Package $620.00
Technology Fee: $1,699.00



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Entertainment Business Diploma

Tuition: $22,000.00
Entertainment Business Package: $620.00
Technology Fee: $1,274.25



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About the Area

About Nashville

Nashville is Music City, USA. It is renowned for its thriving entertainment, technology, and medical industries.

SAE Institute is located on Music Row, Nashville's music industry epicenter. Situated among major and independent record labels, international publishing companies, and world famous recording studios, our Nashville campus is a vibrant piece of the current music industry. 

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Attractions and Events:

  • Historic Ryman Auditorium
  • Grand Ole Opry House
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Bluebird Cafe
  • Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Learn more about events, attractions, deals, in Nashville

Local Services in Nashville

Emergency Services

In an emergency call: 911 (Ambulance, Fire, Police) 
For a poison emergency in the U.S. call 1-800-222-1222

Weather Advisories: For real-time weather information visit the National Weather Service

Accessing Money

There are a numerous banks and Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Nashville. Bank operating hours and days may vary, depending on the institution. ATMs are accessible 24 hours a day. Below is a list of popular banks.

Internet Access

The Internet is readily available on campus during opening hours.

You can purchase portable broadband Wi-Fi and plug and play devices (pre-paid or on a contract/plan) from the service providers below. It is worth doing your research to make sure you get a deal that suits your needs and budget.

Medical Centers

Vanderbilt Medical Center

1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
T: 615-322-5000

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
T: 615-284-5555

TriStar Centennial Medical Center

2300 Patterson Street
Nashville, TN 37203
T: 615-342-1919


Nashville Transportation

There are several public transportation options for getting around Nashville. 

Nashville Metro Transit Authority

Nashville B-Cycle

Uber Nashville

Music City Taxi Cab


There is free parking located on the SAE Nashville campus.

Housing Options

Housing Options in Nashville

There are a number of accommodation options if you choose to study in Nashville. 


Hostels are an economical, short-term option for accommodation before acquiring a more long-term solution.

Nashville Downtown Hostel

Music City Hostel

Long Term Accommodation

To search for rental properties check out the notice boards on campus. You can also search online.

Nashville Craigslist

Rent Lingo



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