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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Tennessee

97 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Health Sciences & Services major is the 20th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Tennessee

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 46
Bachelor’s Degree 27
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 23
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 48.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • White: 47.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 1.0%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Tennessee

1,970 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $40,700, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Tennessee that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 16 below:

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
877 Total Students

In their early career, Meharry Medical College grads earn an average salary of $63,500. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average.

#2

Lee University

Cleveland
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
5,189 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.38 years to complete their degree at Lee University. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,279 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average. A typical student attending WSCC will pay a net price of $3,539. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,899 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,370 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,991. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

#6

Lipscomb University

Nashville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,595 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,840 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $23,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. An average student at Christian Brothers will pay a net price of $10,829. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,447 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $15,741. The student loan default rate of 4.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#9

Maryville College

Maryville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,143 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,685 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,048.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,861 Total Students

A typical student attending Roane State Community College will pay a net price of $3,703. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,694 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,100 a year. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,085 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year.

#9

South College

Knoxville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,843 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $19,413.

#9

Milligan College

Milligan College
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,310 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $20,632.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in TN

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Community Health Workers 27% $43,550

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Professions 2,513
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 539
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507

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