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Nursing Practice Schools in Tennessee

In 2021-2022, 237 students earned their Nursing Practice degrees in TN.

As a degree choice, Nursing Practice is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Tennessee

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 233
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 233
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 233
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 16.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 65.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Tennessee

There are 77,690 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $95,990, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 9 colleges in Tennessee that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,235 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $57,443 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
13,796 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Vanderbilt grads earn an average salary of $74,018. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,701 Total Students

The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at UT Knoxville. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,853.

#4

Belmont University

Nashville
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
8,696 Total Students

In their early career, Belmont grads earn an average salary of $44,400. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

#5

King University

Bristol
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,656 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,373 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average. 65% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
935 Total Students

An average student at Baptist College of Health Sciences will pay a net price of $6,265. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
9,840 Total Students

A typical student attending Tennessee Tech University will pay a net price of $14,795. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#8

Union University

Jackson
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,930 Total Students

An average student at Union will pay a net price of $27,475. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,794 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. The student loan default rate of 3.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Nursing Practice Careers in TN

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 40% $96,440
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $89,050
Registered Nurses 19% $60,120

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Registered Nursing 4,957
Family Practice Nursing 304
Nurse Anesthetist 138
Mental Health Nursing 105
School Nursing 81
Critical Care Nursing 52
Women’s Health Nursing 41
Adult Health Nursing 30

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