Finance in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Tennessee


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Tennessee receive finance degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 641 finance professionals graduate from Tennessee's 27 finance schools.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a finance program. It is located in Nashville. In 2010, 35 students graduated from Vanderbilt University's finance program. Students at Vanderbilt University paid $39,930 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a finance program is University of Memphis. University of Memphis, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Memphis. In 2010, University of Memphis graduated 119 students from its finance program. Students at University of Memphis paid $6,780 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a finance program is Tennessee Temple University. Tennessee Temple University, which was ranked 50th in the country in 2010, is located in Chattanooga. Tennessee Temple University charged in-state students $11,760 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,024 per year, though tuition can range from $39,930 per year to $5,704 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee finance schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Vanderbilt University - located in Nashville, students are charged $39,930 per year
  2. Christian Brothers University - located in Memphis, students are charged $24,870 per year
  3. Belmont University - located in Nashville, students are charged $23,680 per year

The finance schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Tennessee were:

  1. Tennessee State University - located in Nashville, students are charged $5,704 per year
  2. East Tennessee State University - located in Johnson City, students are charged $5,823 per year
  3. Tennessee Technological University - located in Cookeville, students are charged $5,828 per year

A finance degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

finance graduates in Tennessee can go into a variety of professions such as auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and sales agent. Tennessee had 40,420 finance professionals in 2010. 690 of these finance professionals were budget analysts, 15,970 were auditors, and 2,470 were financial quantitative analysts. The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee finance professionals:

  1. Cannon County - 15,000 finance professionals
  2. Crittenden County - 8,370 finance professionals
  3. Anderson County - 5,080 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of finance professionals in the state of Tennessee will grow to 53,300. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

finance professionals in Tennessee make an average of $65,454 per year. However, this number is only an average. Finance professional in Tennessee had varying salaries from $18,070 to $162,760 per year in 2010. Finance professionals in the following Tennessee counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hawkins County - $75,070 per year
  2. Crittenden County - $71,210 per year
  3. Bedford County - $66,676 per year

On average, finance professionals earn the least in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Bledsoe County - $53,910 per year
  2. Benton County - $54,700 per year
  3. Chester County - $59,057 per year

On average, the highest paid finance professionals in Tennessee were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $88,740 per year
  2. Sales Agent - $86,380 per year
  3. Financial Examiner - $76,100 per year

On average, the lowest paid finance professionals in Tennessee were:

  1. Loan Officer - $52,600 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $35,960 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in finance in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or finance, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Finance in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,219 miles from location Strayer University-Tennessee Memphis TN n/a n/a n/a
5,885 miles from location The University of Tennessee Knoxville TN 37.7035 42% 29,934
6,021 miles from location Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro TN 31.4044 54% 25,188
6,221 miles from location University of Memphis Memphis TN 60.1414 55% 21,424
5,800 miles from location East Tennessee State University Johnson City TN 27.8697 51% 14,421
6,046 miles from location Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 89.4282 41% 12,506
5,974 miles from location Tennessee Technological University Cookeville TN 30.1175 50% 10,847
6,048 miles from location Tennessee State University Nashville TN 25.6895 43% 8,824
6,162 miles from location The University of Tennessee-Martin Martin TN 29.0387 52% 8,163
6,046 miles from location Belmont University Nashville TN 32.452 40% 5,424
5,873 miles from location Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate TN 22.2824 33% 3,948
6,161 miles from location Union University Jackson TN 31.802 42% 3,916
6,046 miles from location Lipscomb University Nashville TN 29.1907 34% 3,413
5,945 miles from location Southern Adventist University Collegedale TN 28.1437 56% 2,891
5,862 miles from location Carson-Newman College Jefferson City TN 26.138 23% 2,150
6,148 miles from location Freed-Hardeman University Henderson TN 29.4285 64% 2,027
6,224 miles from location Christian Brothers University Memphis TN 25.6006 32% 1,926
5,790 miles from location King College Bristol TN 25.809 36% 1,804
5,920 miles from location Tennessee Wesleyan College Athens TN 24.9638 43% 1,070
6,213 miles from location University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus Cordova TN 6.81367 n/a 1,048
6,040 miles from location University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus Nashville TN 7.46838 n/a 873
5,958 miles from location Tennessee Temple University Chattanooga TN 49.7754 100% 801
6,222 miles from location Victory University Memphis TN 14.9608 46% 717
6,159 miles from location Lambuth University Jackson TN 21.2477 43% 654
6,216 miles from location DeVry University-Tennessee Memphis TN 6.95638 90% 279
5,952 miles from location University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus Chattanooga TN 3.7657 n/a 258
5,908 miles from location Hiwassee College Madisonville TN 42.181 40% 138
 

Curious what studying Finance gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Tennessee

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Accountants and Auditors + 15,970 $58,770 12.3%
2
Financial Managers + 11,310 $88,740 -8.4%
3
Loan Officers + 5,340 $52,600 -1.7%
4
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents + 2,660 $86,380 0.4%
5
Financial Specialists, All Other + 2,470 $61,360 84.3%
6
Credit Analysts + 1,010 $59,880 17.4%
7
Budget Analysts + 690 $64,080 16.9%
8
Financial Examiners + 500 $76,100 28.2%
9
Credit Counselors + 410 $35,960 -24.1%
10
Economists + 60 $70,670 -33.3%
 

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