Wilson County has a history of providing high quality educational choices. Residents of the county value the quality of the public education system. Historic Cumberland University is located in Lebanon and is an integral part of the community. Numerous higher education and specialized technical training programs are located within less than a half hour commute from Wilson County, including prestigious Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
In addition to the fine public schools, private schools in the area provide a variety of educational experiences to meet the needs of families.
Employers find all types of continuing education and training for their workforce. The broad availability of training opportunities positions the Wilson County workforce to be prepared with the job skill today's global economy demands.