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Economics Schools in Tennessee

528 students earned Economics degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Economics is the 6th most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 486
Master’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 56.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.7%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Economics Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 23,940 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Economics Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $83,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Tennessee that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

326 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
13,131 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Vanderbilt.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,768 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average. In their early career, Sewanee grads earn an average salary of $35,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
29,460 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $19,142. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

#4

Rhodes College

Memphis
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,010 Total Students

The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Rhodes College. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,721 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,200 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,712. 95% of students get financical aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
11,651 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,685 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,700 a year. A typical student attending UofM will pay a net price of $13,048.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, ETSU grads earn an average salary of $29,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

#8

Union University

Jackson
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
3,172 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. An average student at Union will pay a net price of $27,551.

#10

Maryville College

Maryville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,143 Total Students

The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,524.

#10

Milligan College

Milligan College
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,310 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,632. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

Economics Careers in TN

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 35% $55,780
Managers 13% $74,130
Economists 11% $73,400
Economics Professors 9% $115,120

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