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Accounting Schools in Tennessee

1,324 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Tennessee

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 881
Master’s Degree 349
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 40
Associate’s Degree 36
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 15
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.9%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Accounting Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Tennessee

82,930 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Tennessee

Accounting grads earn an average of $64,380 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Tennessee that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

248 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
28,894 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. A typical student attending UT Knoxville will pay a net price of $19,142. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,458 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,048. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $31,700 after graduation.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,317 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at ETSU.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,631 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,200 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
10,186 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $16,321. Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation.

#6

Belmont University

Nashville
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,260 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 92% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $35,861.

#7

Lipscomb University

Nashville
52 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,620 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $24,334. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
12,824 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
10,954 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,018. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Accounting Careers in TN

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Tax Preparers 40% $43,070
Financial Managers 28% $95,970
Statistical Assistants 25% $38,260
Accountants and Auditors 25% $62,100
Financial Analysts 23% $69,130
Credit Analysts 16% $57,020
Financial Examiners 11% $72,160
Brokerage Clerks 10% $47,300
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 8% $44,380
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6% $38,330
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -5% $51,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Business Administration & Management 6,589
Marketing 817
Finance & Financial Management 736
Business & Commerce 604
Business Support & Assistance 456
Management Sciences & Methods 230
Human Resource Management 215
Management Information Systems 208

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