Art Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 37 accredited schools where art classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of art and art training in Tennessee, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Schools

  1. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  4. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  5. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  6. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  7. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  8. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  9. Fisk University

    1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, Tennessee 37208-4501

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  10. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  11. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  12. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  13. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  14. Maryville College

    502 E Lamar Alexander Pky, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5907

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  15. Memphis College of Art

    1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-2764

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  16. Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis

    550 Alabama Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-3604

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  17. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  18. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  19. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  20. O'More College of Design

    423 S Margin St, Franklin, Tennessee 37064

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  21. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  22. Tennessee Technology Center at Crump

    3070 Hwy. 64 West, Crump, Tennessee 38327

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  23. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  24. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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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. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  28. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  29. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  30. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  31. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  32. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  33. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  34. Nossi College of Art

    590 Cheron Rd, Madison, Tennessee 37115

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  35. Watkins College of Art Design & Film

    2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37228

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  36. International Academy of Design and Technology in Nashville

    One Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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  37. The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville

    100 Centerview Drive, Suite 250, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3439

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Art Employment

Tennessee 410
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Tennessee

280 570 600 420 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, art is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 160 less art professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 57%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$38,680 $37,680 $38,738 $46,967 $41,940
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by art professionals is increasing in Tennessee. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $38,680 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,940 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$22,647
25th percentile
$31,683
50th percentile
$41,707
75th percentile
$52,950
90th percentile
$61,287

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Tennessee state, within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid art professionals earn 171% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Animation
$47,573
Art
$31,455
Design
$32,520
Drafting
$50,855
Film
$19,008
Graphic Design
$39,350
Visual Communications
$45,570
Web Design
$39,350

In Tennessee, art professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
58
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total77

As the number of art professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 37 accredited art schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In 2006 there were 809 art graduates from art courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 865 graduates.

This represents a 7% increase in the number of art degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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