Language in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Tennessee


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Tennessee receive language degrees every year. Thus, Tennessee's 25 language schools put out approximately 437 language professionals each year.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a language program. It is located in Nashville. In 2010, 85 students graduated from Vanderbilt University's language program. Vanderbilt University charged in-state students $39,930 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a language program is Rhodes College, which is located in Memphis. In 2010, it was ranked 26th nationwide. In 2010, Rhodes College graduated 10 students from its language program. Rhodes College charged in-state students $34,580 in tuition fees per year.

Sewanee-The University of the South, which is located in Sewanee, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a language program. It received a ranking of 26th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Sewanee-The University of the South graduated 13 students from its language programs. Students at Sewanee-The University of the South paid $35,862 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Tennessee's language schools ranges from $39,930 per year to $3,057 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,341 per year. The Tennessee language schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Vanderbilt University - located in Nashville, students are charged $39,930 per year
  2. Sewanee-The University of the South - located in Sewanee, students are charged $35,862 per year
  3. Rhodes College - located in Memphis, students are charged $34,580 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Tennessee State University - located in Nashville, students are charged $5,704 per year
  3. East Tennessee State University - located in Johnson City, students are charged $5,823 per year

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

The Tennessee counties with the largest populations of language professional are:

  1. Cannon County - 890 language professionals
  2. Crittenden County - 610 language professionals
  3. Anderson County - 550 language professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,760 language professionals will be working in Tennessee. This would require the number of language professional to grow by 15%.

Salary

language professionals in Tennessee earn $45,837 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Language professional in Tennessee had varying salaries from $16,310 to $113,480 per year in 2010. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for language professionals are:

  1. Bradley County - $72,600 per year
  2. Carter County - $59,840 per year
  3. Christian County - $58,890 per year

Language professionals in the following counties in Tennessee make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Anderson County - $42,767 per year
  2. Bedford County - $43,365 per year
  3. Catoosa County - $45,895 per year

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

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $58,280 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $47,310 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $31,920 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $47,310 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $31,920 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Tennessee statistics regarding a career in language and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as English or education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Language in Tennessee
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Language in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Tennessee

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
5,959 miles from location The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 26.5907 42% 10,526
6,078 miles from location Austin Peay State University Clarksville TN 23.2352 58% 10,188
6,049 miles from location Nashville State Community College Nashville TN 13.5085 52% 8,869
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
5,935 miles from location Lee University Cleveland TN 27.2407 73% 4,262
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
5,790 miles from location King College Bristol TN 25.809 36% 1,804
6,224 miles from location Rhodes College Memphis TN 73.7165 20% 1,673
5,994 miles from location Sewanee-The University of the South Sewanee TN 73.5956 24% 1,543
5,944 miles from location Bryan College Dayton TN 61.2373 54% 1,148
5,886 miles from location Maryville College Maryville TN 59.7129 27% 1,102
5,958 miles from location Tennessee Temple University Chattanooga TN 49.7754 100% 801
6,159 miles from location Lambuth University Jackson TN 21.2477 43% 654
6,047 miles from location Fisk University Nashville TN 25.7742 15% 650
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,080 $58,280 27.6%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,200 $47,310 7.1%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 490 $31,920 53.1%
 

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