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Nashville and Vicinity

True Music City

There is only one Music City. And today, Nashville continues its emergence as a cultural, artistic, and entertainment-rich destination, filled with unique music and event venues, a myriad of art galleries, botanical gardens and greenways, honky-tonks, professional sports and award-winning dining.

Live Music Venues
Nashville's Parthenon & Centennial Park
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Home of the Nashville Symphony
Nissan Stadium, Home of the NFL's Tennessee Titans
Nearby 12 South Neighborhood is home to numerous restaurants & shops
The Annual CMA Music Festival
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
The Famous Bluebird Cafe is minutes from campus

Nashville has a host of unique attractions, including the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Grand Ole Opry, Cheekwood, The Hermitage, Ryman Auditorium, and more.

Explore Nashville’s neighborhoods filled with unique shopping and dining options, and check out Nashville’s diverse music scene at one of more than 150 music venues around town.

video and imagery courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation

Learning Opportunities Everywhere

The city is an educational Mecca, with 16 colleges and universities in the metropolitan area, not to mention a wealth of public, private, and parochial schools. Internship opportunities are practically legendary -- just ask the Belmont students who have interned at Sony, Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, Gibson Guitar, and the Tennessee State Legislature.

A Great Place To Work

More than just music, Nashville is also home to a variety of business industries, including printing and publishing, health care management, insurance, tourism, banking, and advertising and media. Nashville is also Tennessee's state capital and is a major urban, government, and not-for-profit center. With headquarters for both the Southern Baptist Convention and the United Methodist Church, the area also offers a wide range of church-related opportunities.