Visual Communications in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in Tennessee


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Tennessee receive visual communications degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 329 visual communications professionals graduate from Tennessee's 27 visual communications schools.

Top Schools

Milligan College, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a visual communications program. It is located in Milligan College. In 2010, Milligan College graduated 7 students from its visual communications program. Tuition at Milligan College was $23,520 per year.

Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a visual communications program. It is located in Memphis. 3 students graduated with degree in visual communications from Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College in 2010. Tuition at Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College was $17,400 per year.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee with a visual communications program is O'More College of Design, which is located in Franklin. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, 3 students graduated from O'More College of Design visual communications program. The tuition rate at O'More College of Design was $21,900 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Tennessee's visual communications schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,342 per year, though tuition can range from $23,950 per year to $3,057 per year. In 2010, the following Tennessee visual communications schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Memphis College of Art - located in Memphis, students are charged $23,950 per year
  2. Belmont University - located in Nashville, students are charged $23,680 per year
  3. Milligan College - located in Milligan College, students are charged $23,520 per year

The following Tennessee visual communications schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Southwest Tennessee Community College - located in Memphis, students are charged $3,117 per year
  3. Pellissippi State Community College - located in Knoxville, students are charged $3,130 per year

A visual communications degree from a Tennessee school... what next?

visual communications graduates in Tennessee can go into a variety of professions such as video editor, audio visual technician, and artist. In 2010, there were 3,980 visual communications professional working in Tennessee, including 2,970 graphic designers, 280 video editors, and 730 audio visual technicians. The Tennessee counties with the largest populations of visual communications professional are:

  1. Cannon County - 1,700 visual communications professionals
  2. Crittenden County - 700 visual communications professionals
  3. Anderson County - 400 visual communications professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 6,230 visual communications professionals will be working in Tennessee. This would require the number of visual communications professional to grow by 4%.

Salary

visual communications professionals in Tennessee earn $45,570 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Tennessee visual communications professional earned as little as less than $16,150 per year or as much as more than $135,280 per year. On average visual communications professional earn the most in the following Tennessee counties:

  1. Cannon County - $47,760 per year
  2. Anderson County - $44,053 per year
  3. Campbell County - $42,370 per year

The Tennessee counties with the lowest average salary for visual communications professionals are:

  1. Benton County - $27,310 per year
  2. Grainger County - $27,440 per year
  3. Hawkins County - $31,370 per year

On average, the highest paid visual communications professionals in Tennessee were:

  1. Video Editor - $54,830 per year
  2. Artist - $51,280 per year
  3. Graphic Designer - $39,350 per year

The visual communications professionals with lowest average salaries in Tennessee were:

  1. Graphic Designer - $39,350 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $36,820 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Tennessee statistics regarding a career in visual communications and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as visual communications or art.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Visual Communications in Tennessee
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications in Tennessee
  • Certificate in Visual Communications 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
6,227 miles from location Southwest Tennessee Community College Memphis TN 14.7936 100% 13,016
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
6,162 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
6,046 miles from location Lipscomb University Nashville TN 29.1907 34% 3,413
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
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
5,796 miles from location Milligan College Milligan College TN 62.7493 50% 1,100
6,039 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Nashville Nashville TN 21.1198 100% 1,041
6,215 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Cordova Memphis TN 19.1184 100% 1,009
5,896 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville Knoxville TN 22.1777 100% 997
6,227 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis Memphis TN 22.0968 n/a 787
6,037 miles from location The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville Nashville TN 12.4417 95% 717
6,159 miles from location Lambuth University Jackson TN 21.2477 43% 654
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
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crump Crump TN 25.8126 n/a 359
5,954 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 10.7899 100% 250
6,049 miles from location O'More College of Design Franklin TN 39.8687 79% 182
6,224 miles from location Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College Memphis TN 62.1483 100% 98
 

Curious what studying Visual Communications 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
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + n/a $51,280
2
Graphic Designers + 2,970 $39,350 -4.2%
3
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 730 $36,820 7.4%
4
Film and Video Editors + 280 $54,830 3.7%
 

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