There are schools offering RN programs in Tennessee!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Tennessee
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The top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a RN program is Milligan College. Milligan College, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Milligan College. 24 students graduated with a degree in RN from Milligan College in 2010. The tuition rate at Milligan College was $23,520 per year.
Martin Methodist College, which is located in Pulaski, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Martin Methodist College RN program. Tuition at Martin Methodist College was $19,518 per year.
The third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a RN program is Aquinas College. Aquinas College, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Nashville. In 2010, Aquinas College graduated 135 students from its RN programs. Aquinas College charged in-state students $18,330 in tuition fees per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's RN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,436 per year, though tuition can range from $23,680 per year to $3,073 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee RN schools were charged at the following schools:
- Belmont University - located in Nashville, students are charged $23,680 per year
- Milligan College - located in Milligan College, students are charged $23,520 per year
- King College - located in Bristol, students are charged $22,908 per year
The RN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Tennessee were:
- Columbia State Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $3,073 per year
- Cleveland State Community College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,101 per year
- Walters State Community College - located in Morristown, students are charged $3,101 per year
A RN degree from a Tennessee school... what next?
Most people who graduate from RN school in Tennessee go on to work as a registered nurse. Tennessee had 61,890 registered nurses in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Tennessee registered nurses:
- Crittenden County - 14,870 registered nurses
- Cannon County - 14,860 registered nurses
- Anderson County - 9,190 registered nurses
The government projects that by 2018, the number of registered nurses in the state of Tennessee will grow to 71,750. This would require a 16% growth in the profession.
On average, a registered nurse earns a salary of $60,480 per year in Tennessee state. However, Tennessee registered nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $34,770 per year to more than $85,690 per year in 2010. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:
- Cannon County - $64,970 per year
- Crittenden County - $64,170 per year
- Benton County - $59,370 per year
The following counties in Tennessee have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Bledsoe County - $51,540 per year
- Chester County - $52,690 per year
- Campbell County - $53,730 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Tennessee
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Tennessee
- Master's Degree in Nursing 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|
|6,227 miles from location||Southwest Tennessee Community College||Memphis||TN||14.7936||100%||13,016|
|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|
|5,956 miles from location||Chattanooga State Community College||Chattanooga||TN||8.14202||n/a||9,431|
|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|
|5,849 miles from location||Walters State Community College||Morristown||TN||17.9546||100%||6,853|
|5,923 miles from location||Roane State Community College||Harriman||TN||17.0634||79%||6,281|
|5,803 miles from location||Northeast State Community College||Blountville||TN||17.2694||89%||6,270|
|6,062 miles from location||Columbia State Community College||Columbia||TN||9.79381||n/a||5,581|
|6,046 miles from location||Belmont University||Nashville||TN||32.452||40%||5,424|
|6,156 miles from location||Jackson State Community College||Jackson||TN||11.5589||42%||5,109|
|6,016 miles from location||Motlow State Community College||Tullahoma||TN||18.8406||100%||5,079|
|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|
|5,935 miles from location||Cleveland State Community College||Cleveland||TN||13.0714||65%||3,615|
|6,046 miles from location||Lipscomb University||Nashville||TN||29.1907||34%||3,413|
|6,191 miles from location||Dyersburg State Community College||Dyersburg||TN||13.7413||100%||3,395|
|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|
|5,862 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|
|5,790 miles from location||King College||Bristol||TN||25.809||36%||1,804|
|6,018 miles from location||Cumberland University||Lebanon||TN||50.551||52%||1,355|
|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|
|6,226 miles from location||Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences||Memphis||TN||20.1606||25%||1,021|
|6,057 miles from location||Martin Methodist College||Pulaski||TN||61.8718||32%||1,001|
|5,891 miles from location||South College||Knoxville||TN||17.765||100%||996|
|6,040 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus||Nashville||TN||7.46838||n/a||873|
|6,049 miles from location||Aquinas College||Nashville||TN||60.4923||43%||857|
|6,047 miles from location||Fisk University||Nashville||TN||25.7742||15%||650|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||61,890||$60,480||18.8%|
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