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# Tennessee Healthcare Colleges

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Tennessee is ranked #21 in the country with 17,548 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $15,740 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $20,662 a year.

About 53% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,194 per year.

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## Most Popular Healthcare Schools in Tennessee

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There are 11,153 undergraduates at ETSU, of which 9,228 are full-time, and there are 14,191 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ETSU is 4.6 years.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,718 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at The University of Tennessee - Health Science Center is 3,252, of which 297 students are undergraduates and of those, 268 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The total student population at Lincoln Memorial University is 4,867, of which 1,975 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,427 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at LMU is 4.3 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at LMU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,201 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Concorde Career College - Memphis is 1,312, which includes 1,312 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 8% are men and 92% are women.

82% of Concorde Career College - Memphis students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Vanderbilt University is 13,131, of which 6,886 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,833 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

This a very selective school with only 11% of students getting accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

13% of Vanderbilt students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,367 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Vanderbilt with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $53,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at South College is 2,843, of which 2,006 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,006 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,148 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South College is $25,700.

The total student population at University of Memphis is 21,685, of which 17,378 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,066 are full-time. For undergraduates at UofM, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,643 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UofM is $31,700.

The total student population at The University of Tennessee - Knoxville is 29,460, of which 23,290 students are undergraduates and of those, 22,018 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UT Knoxville. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at UT Knoxville take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,418 a year. UT Knoxville has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Volunteer State Community College is 9,144, which includes 4,779 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at VSCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,759 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from VSCC is $28,000.

There are 3,821 full-time undergraduates at Chattanooga State Community College, and 8,050 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Chattanooga State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chattanooga State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,427 full-time undergraduates at Roane State Community College, and 5,861 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

5% of Roane State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,130 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Roane State Community College is $24,900.

There are 6,820 undergraduates at Belmont, of which 6,563 are full-time, and there are 8,440 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Belmont is 4.2 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

37% of Belmont students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,608 a year. Belmont has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,600 during the early-career years.

There are 8,081 students at Tennessee State University in total, 5,875 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,807 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tennessee State University is 4.7 years.

Roughly 80% of students at Tennessee State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tennessee State University is $28,500.

There are 615 students at Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting in total, 592 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The total student population at Southern Adventist University is 2,834, of which 2,448 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,085 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southern Adventist, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

53% of Southern Adventist students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,390 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Adventist is $33,100.

There are 3,172 students at Union in total, 2,164 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,796 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at Union take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,207 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Union with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Columbia State Community College is 6,305, which includes 3,249 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

6% of Columbia State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,718 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,600 during the early-career years.

There are 6,279 students at WSCC in total, 3,243 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,000 during the early-career years.

There are 11,048 students at Austin Peay State University in total, 9,971 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,773 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Austin Peay State University is 4.7 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

58% of Austin Peay State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,699 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Austin Peay State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga is 11,651, of which 10,297 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,224 are full-time. It takes the average UT Chattanooga undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 95% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,875 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT Chattanooga is $30,900.

There are 1,968 students at King in total, 1,611 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,487 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at King is 4.3 years.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

67% of King students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,512 a year. King has a 6.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,400 during the early-career years.

There are 4,899 students at JSCC in total, 2,432 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,173 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JSCC is $24,700.

There are 971 undergraduates at Baptist College of Health Sciences, of which 420 are full-time, and there are 989 students altogether. It takes the average Baptist College of Health Sciences undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Around 8% of accepted students are men, and 92% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,265 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Baptist College of Health Sciences is $50,100.

There are 19,461 undergraduates at Middle Tennessee State University, of which 15,721 are full-time, and there are 21,721 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,631 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Nashville is 847, which includes 610 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TCAT - Nashville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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