Psychology in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 1.5% of Tennessee graduates receive degrees in psychology. Thus, Tennessee's 41 psychology schools put out approximately 2,213 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Tennessee with a psychology program is Vanderbilt University, which is located in Nashville. In 2010, it was ranked 11th nationwide. In 2010, 130 students graduated from Vanderbilt University's psychology program. Tuition at Vanderbilt University was $39,930 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a psychology program is Rhodes College, which is located in Memphis. In 2010, it was ranked 26th nationwide. 32 students graduated with degree in psychology from Rhodes College in 2010. Rhodes College charged in-state students $34,580 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a psychology program is Sewanee-The University of the South. Sewanee-The University of the South, which was ranked 26th in the country in 2010, is located in Sewanee. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Sewanee-The University of the South psychology program. Sewanee-The University of the South charged in-state students $35,862 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Psychology schools in Tennessee, charge students an average tuition of $16,357 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,930 per year, or as little as $5,704 per year. In 2010, the psychology 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 following Tennessee psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee psychology professionals:

  1. Cannon County - 420 psychology professionals
  2. Crittenden County - 290 psychology professionals
  3. Anderson County - 170 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Tennessee will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,000 psychology professionals working in Tennessee.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn a salary of $70,535 per year in Tennessee state. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $22,890 per year or as much as more than $107,520 per year in Tennessee. On average psychology professional earn the most in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Anderson County - $73,240 per year
  2. Cannon County - $70,110 per year
  3. Chester County - $66,110 per year

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

  1. Campbell County - $49,150 per year
  2. Bedford County - $51,380 per year
  3. Benton County - $51,700 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $80,090 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $60,980 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $80,090 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $60,980 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology, 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 Psychology in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology 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
6,148 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
6,057 miles from location Martin Methodist College Pulaski TN 61.8718 32% 1,001
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
6,047 miles from location Fisk University Nashville TN 25.7742 15% 650
6,037 miles from location Argosy University-Nashville Nashville TN 1.23485 n/a 455
6,048 miles from location Free Will Baptist Bible College Nashville TN 21.5904 n/a 303
5,957 miles from location Richmont Graduate University Chattanooga TN 0.0311964 n/a 261
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 Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 1,230 $60,980 -10.2%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 140 $80,090 55.6%
 

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