Math in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Math Programs in Tennessee


Around 0.2% of Tennessee's graduates graduate from math degree programs every year. Thus, Tennessee's 35 math schools put out approximately 295 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a math program. It is located in Nashville. In 2010, Vanderbilt University graduated 41 students from its math program. The tuition rate at Vanderbilt University was $39,930 per year.

Rhodes College, which was ranked 26th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a math program. It is located in Memphis. Tuition at Rhodes College was $34,580 per year.

Sewanee-The University of the South, which is located in Sewanee, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a math program. It received a ranking of 26th in the country in 2010. 5 students graduated with degree in math from Sewanee-The University of the South in 2010. Students at Sewanee-The University of the South paid $35,862 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee math school, average tuition will be $16,943 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,704 per year to $39,930 per year. In 2010, the math schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Tennessee 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 math schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 math degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

Computational scientist, statistician, and actuary are the professions of choice for a majority of math graduates in Tennessee. If you decide to work as a math professional in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,330 Tennessee math professional as of 2010. This number includes 850 mathematics professors, 40 computational scientists, and 280 statisticians. The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee math professionals:

  1. Cannon County - 460 math professionals
  2. Anderson County - 150 math professionals
  3. Crittenden County - 90 math professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of math professionals in the state of Tennessee will grow to 610. This would require a 16% growth in the field.

Salary

math professionals in Tennessee earn $46,623 per year on average. But, salaries for math professional can vary. In 2010, math professional made as little as less than $21,120 per year or as much as more than $120,600 per year in Tennessee. On average math professional earn the most in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Crittenden County - $57,475 per year
  2. Anderson County - $55,980 per year
  3. Cannon County - $55,417 per year

The following counties in Tennessee have the lowest average salaries for math professional:

  1. Catoosa County - $39,310 per year
  2. Bedford County - $43,800 per year
  3. Hawkins County - $45,610 per year

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

  1. Actuary - $70,150 per year
  2. Statistician - $62,780 per year
  3. Mathematics Professor - $53,560 per year

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

  1. Mathematics Professor - $53,560 per year
  2. Computational Scientist - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee statistics regarding a career in math. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics.

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

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

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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
6,048 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
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
6,142 miles from location Bethel University McKenzie TN 24.0655 60% 2,975
5,945 miles from location Southern Adventist University Collegedale TN 28.1437 56% 2,891
6,044 miles from location Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville TN 24.3487 42% 2,476
5,821 miles from location Tusculum College Greeneville TN 19.837 19% 2,203
5,862 miles from location Carson-Newman College Jefferson City TN 26.138 23% 2,150
6,158 miles from location Lane College Jackson TN 16.6539 33% 2,146
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
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
6,018 miles from location Cumberland University Lebanon TN 50.551 52% 1,355
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
5,796 miles from location Milligan College Milligan College TN 62.7493 50% 1,100
5,920 miles from location Tennessee Wesleyan College Athens TN 24.9638 43% 1,070
6,227 miles from location Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis TN 12.7241 22% 890
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 Math 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
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 850 $53,560 -7.6%
2
Statisticians + 280 $62,780 -15.2%
3
Actuaries + 160 $70,150 -36.0%
4
Mathematicians + 40 n/a
 

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