Nurse Practitioner in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Tennessee graduates receive degrees in nurse practitioning. That means an estimated 524 nurse practitioners graduate from Tennessee's 11 nurse practitioner schools each year.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Nashville. 333 students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from Vanderbilt University in 2010. Students at Vanderbilt University paid $39,930 per year in tuition fees.

University of Memphis, which is located in Memphis, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 40th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from University of Memphis in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Memphis was $6,780 per year.

The University of Tennessee, which was ranked 40th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Knoxville. Students at The University of Tennessee paid $7,382 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Tennessee's nurse practitioner schools ranges from $39,930 per year to $5,704 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,521 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Vanderbilt University - located in Nashville, students are charged $39,930 per year
  2. Union University - located in Jackson, students are charged $22,390 per year
  3. Carson-Newman College - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $20,562 per year

The nurse practitioner 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. Austin Peay State University - located in Clarksville, students are charged $6,048 per year
  3. Middle Tennessee State University - located in Murfreesboro, students are charged $6,298 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

The highest percentage of nurse practitioner graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 170 Tennessee nurse practitioners as of 2010. The largest populations of Tennessee nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. Crittenden County - 60 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurse practitioners in the state of Tennessee will grow to 540. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Tennessee makes an average of $61,750 per year. A nurse practitioner in the following Tennessee counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Crittenden County - $57,180 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee statistics regarding a career in nurse practitioning. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Tennessee

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 170 $61,750
 

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