Accounting Schools In Tennessee

There are 46 accredited accounting schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach accounting classes to choose from. The trends in Tennessee's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

    2845 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3717

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  5. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  6. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  7. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  8. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  9. Daymar Institute in Nashville

    340 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37217

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  10. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  11. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  12. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  13. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  14. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  15. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  16. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  17. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  18. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  19. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  20. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  21. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  22. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  23. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  24. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  25. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  26. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  27. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  28. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  29. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  30. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  31. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  32. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

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  33. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  34. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  35. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  36. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  37. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  38. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  39. Miller-Motte Technical College in Clarksville

    1820 Business Park Dr, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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  40. National College of Business and Technology-Nashville

    1638 Bell Road, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

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  41. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

    616 Marriott Dr Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-5048

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  42. Strayer University-Tennessee

    2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118

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  43. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  44. Daymar Institute-Murfreesboro

    415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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  45. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  46. DeVry University-Tennessee

    6401 Poplar Ave Ste 600, Memphis, Tennessee 38119-4808

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Accounting Employment

Tennessee 58,290
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Tennessee

65,530 62,840 60,660 58,350 58,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of accounting professionals is shrinking in Tennessee. 7,240 less accounting professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for accounting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$38,202 $39,755 $41,615 $41,097 $42,593
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $38,202 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,593 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$26,450
25th percentile
$31,745
50th percentile
$39,517
75th percentile
$50,863
90th percentile
$62,585

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid accounting professionals earning 137% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Accounting
$42,593
Business
$82,821
Business Administration
$75,653
Finance
$65,454
Forensic Accounting
$54,887
Small Business
$92,780

Accounting professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
13
bachelor
32
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total66

The number of students graduating from the 46 accredited accounting schools in Tennessee is increasing. In Tennessee, there were 1,063 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,303 graduates from accounting courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 23% percent increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned an bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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