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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 2.4% of Tennessee graduates receive degrees in technology. That means an estimated 3,521 technology professionals graduate from Tennessee's 85 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

Vanderbilt University, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a technology program. It is located in Nashville. In 2010, Vanderbilt University graduated 176 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at Vanderbilt University was $39,930 per year.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a technology program is Rhodes College. Rhodes College, which was ranked 26th in the country in 2010, is located in Memphis. In 2010, Rhodes College graduated 3 students from its technology program. The tuition rate 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 technology program. It received a ranking of 26th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Sewanee-The University of the South technology program. Students at Sewanee-The University of the South paid $35,862 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Tennessee technology school, average tuition will be $10,590 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,057 per year to $39,930 per year. The Tennessee technology 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 technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Columbia State Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $3,073 per year
  3. Cleveland State Community College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,101 per year

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

The largest populations of Tennessee technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 360 technology professionals
  2. Anderson County - 330 technology professionals
  3. Crittenden County - 320 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Tennessee will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,440 technology professionals working in Tennessee.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $54,940 per year. However, Tennessee technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,750 per year to more than $96,750 per year in 2010. The counties in Tennessee with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Bledsoe County - $62,090 per year
  2. Benton County - $60,975 per year
  3. Christian County - $58,115 per year

On average, technology professionals earn the least in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Campbell County - $43,450 per year
  2. Catoosa County - $52,470 per year
  3. Cannon County - $53,245 per year

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

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,360 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,520 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,360 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $53,520 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in Tennessee and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Tennessee
  • Certificate in Technology in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,804 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Johnson City TN n/a n/a n/a
6,219 miles from location Strayer University-Tennessee Memphis TN n/a n/a n/a
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
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
5,898 miles from location Pellissippi State Community College Knoxville TN 13.7609 54% 10,297
5,956 miles from location Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga TN 8.14202 n/a 9,431
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
6,030 miles from location Volunteer State Community College Gallatin TN 14.7314 77% 8,430
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
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
6,042 miles from location National College of Business and Technology-Nashville Nashville TN 15.1149 n/a 2,267
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
5,944 miles from location Bryan College Dayton TN 61.2373 54% 1,148
6,219 miles from location Concorde Career College Memphis TN 33.6691 100% 1,113
5,886 miles from location Maryville College Maryville TN 59.7129 27% 1,102
5,887 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville Knoxville TN 28.6057 n/a 1,055
6,224 miles from location Remington College-Memphis Campus Memphis TN 22.2088 30% 1,054
6,213 miles from location University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus Cordova TN 6.81367 n/a 1,048
6,039 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Nashville Nashville TN 21.1198 100% 1,041
6,226 miles from location Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Memphis TN 20.1606 25% 1,021
6,215 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Cordova Memphis TN 19.1184 100% 1,009
6,057 miles from location Martin Methodist College Pulaski TN 61.8718 32% 1,001
5,896 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville Knoxville TN 22.1777 100% 997
5,891 miles from location South College Knoxville TN 17.765 100% 996
6,227 miles from location Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis TN 12.7241 22% 890
6,088 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald Hohenwald TN 28.1844 n/a 877
6,040 miles from location University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus Nashville TN 7.46838 n/a 873
6,041 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute Nashville TN 22.0062 n/a 845
6,037 miles from location The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville Nashville TN 12.4417 95% 717
6,076 miles from location Daymar Institute Clarksville TN 20.6725 n/a 714
6,217 miles from location Anthem Career College-Memphis Memphis TN 15.0392 n/a 714
6,040 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology Nashville TN 6.97748 n/a 695
6,076 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College Clarksville TN 22.4057 n/a 691
5,953 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 22.6619 100% 675
6,159 miles from location Lambuth University Jackson TN 21.2477 43% 654
6,047 miles from location MedVance Institute-Nashville Nashville TN 5.25293 n/a 654
6,079 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson Dickson TN 26.7533 n/a 650
6,049 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville Nashville TN 29.7471 n/a 644
6,225 miles from location Vatterott Career College-Memphis Memphis TN 25.4367 n/a 642
6,039 miles from location Anthem Career College-Nashville Nashville TN 17.1143 n/a 625
6,042 miles from location Daymar Institute Nashville TN 14.0758 n/a 619
5,972 miles from location Medvance Institute-Cookeville Cookeville TN 31.0085 n/a 539
6,164 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson Jackson TN 28.0493 n/a 537
6,056 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski Pulaski TN 23.9666 n/a 460
5,947 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville Crossville TN 24.4497 n/a 451
6,225 miles from location Memphis College of Art Memphis TN 17.4899 41% 451
6,041 miles from location Nossi College of Art Madison TN 28.4064 61% 445
6,047 miles from location Watkins College of Art Design & Film Nashville TN 65.5327 100% 412
5,916 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman Harriman TN 31.0297 n/a 405
6,024 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro Murfreesboro TN 32.0196 n/a 372
5,955 miles from location Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers Chattanooga TN 25.8725 n/a 363
6,041 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College-Madison Madison TN 16.9881 n/a 353
5,986 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville McMinnville TN 31.8239 n/a 314
6,216 miles from location DeVry University-Tennessee Memphis TN 6.95638 90% 279
5,952 miles from location University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus Chattanooga TN 3.7657 n/a 258
6,215 miles from location Vatterott Career College Memphis TN n/a n/a 257
5,954 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 10.7899 100% 250
5,885 miles from location Fountainhead College of Technology Knoxville TN 30.1973 n/a 168
6,046 miles from location SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville Nashville TN 29.1582 n/a 149
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 1,320 $56,360 -35.6%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 550 $53,520 -53.8%
 

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