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# Tennessee Healthcare Colleges

Tennessee ranked #18 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2021. Around 13,576 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $16,518 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $21,012 a year.

About 47% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,347 per year.

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## Most Popular Healthcare Schools in Tennessee

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There are 4,175 undergraduates at South College, of which 2,563 are full-time, and there are 5,171 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,236 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,789 during the early-career years.

There are 3,181 students at UTHSC in total, 218 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 204 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UTHSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $57,443 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at East Tennessee State University is 13,713, of which 10,705 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,812 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ETSU is 4.5 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,702 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ETSU is $35,345.

There are 4,885 students at LMU in total, 1,817 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,305 are full-time. It takes the average LMU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

35% of LMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,684 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LMU is $43,038.

The total student population at Vanderbilt University is 13,537, of which 7,057 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,983 are full-time. It takes the average Vanderbilt undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The acceptance rate at Vanderbilt is 7%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,084 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Vanderbilt is $74,018.

There are 22,205 students at UofM in total, 17,383 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,063 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,530 a year. UofM has a 3.5% 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 $37,875 during the early-career years.

There are 6,631 undergraduates at Belmont, of which 6,330 are full-time, and there are 8,204 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Belmont is 4.2 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at Belmont take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,889 a year. Belmont has a 0.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Belmont is $44,400.

There are 30,559 students at UT Knoxville in total, 24,254 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,914 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Knoxville, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at UT Knoxville take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,233 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UT Knoxville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,273 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,615 students at Tennessee State University in total, 6,000 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,816 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

45% of Tennessee State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,369 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,131 during the early-career years.

There are 9,087 undergraduates at Austin Peay State University, of which 6,161 are full-time, and there are 10,272 students altogether. For undergraduates at Austin Peay State University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Austin Peay State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,875 a year. Austin Peay State University has a 3.4% 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 $36,253 during the early-career years.

Meharry Medical College has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The total student population at Union University is 3,071, of which 2,096 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,711 are full-time. Union has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,491 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Union with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,332 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,730 students at Southern Adventist in total, 2,384 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,103 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southern Adventist, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Southern Adventist take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,730 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Southern Adventist with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,960 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 11,728 students at UT Chattanooga in total, 10,341 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,234 are full-time. For undergraduates at UT Chattanooga, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

45% of UT Chattanooga students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,833 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 UT Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,937 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,997 undergraduates at Lipscomb, of which 2,798 are full-time, and there are 4,884 students altogether. It takes the average Lipscomb undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

35% of Lipscomb students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,497 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lipscomb is $46,097.

The total student population at King University is 1,746, of which 1,435 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,252 are full-time. For undergraduates at King, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

75% of King students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,234 a year. King has a 2.1% 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 $48,373 during the early-career years.

There are 7,452 students at Chattanooga State Community College in total, 3,404 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

11% of Chattanooga State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,807 a year. Chattanooga State Community College has a 2.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chattanooga State Community College is $31,692.

There are 5,172 students at Roane State Community College in total, 2,119 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at Roane State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,389 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Roane State Community College is $30,560.

There are 19,188 undergraduates at Middle Tennessee State University, of which 15,520 are full-time, and there are 22,080 students altogether. For undergraduates at Middle Tennessee State University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

36% of Middle Tennessee State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,776 a year. Middle Tennessee State University has a 2.3% 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 $38,300 during the early-career years.

There are 8,778 undergraduates at Tennessee Tech University, of which 7,834 are full-time, and there are 10,177 students altogether. For undergraduates at Tennessee Tech University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 49% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Tennessee Tech University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,259 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tennessee Tech University is $40,421.

There are 1,367 full-time undergraduates at Concorde Career College - Memphis, and 1,367 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 34 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 6% of accepted students are men, and 94% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at Concorde Career College - Memphis take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,050 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 Concorde Career College - Memphis with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,415 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,883 full-time undergraduates at WSCC, and 5,742 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,631 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Trevecca Nazarene University is 3,968, of which 2,103 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,679 are full-time. For undergraduates at TNU, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,105 a year. TNU has a 1.5% 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 $41,237 during the early-career years.

There are 4,203 students at JSCC in total, 1,952 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Students who graduate from JSCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,379 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,371 students at Southwest in total, 3,243 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,216 during the early-career years.

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