Biology Schools In Tennessee

There are 41 accredited biology schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach biology classes to choose from. The trends in Tennessee's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


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. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Bryan College in Dayton

    721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321-7000

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  5. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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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. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  10. Fisk University

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

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  11. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  12. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  13. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  14. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  15. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  16. Lane College

    545 Lane Ave, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598

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  17. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  18. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  19. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  20. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  21. Maryville College

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

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  22. Meharry Medical College

    1005 DB TODD BLVD, NASHVILLE, Tennessee 37208

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  23. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  24. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  25. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  26. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  27. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  28. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  29. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  30. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  31. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  32. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  33. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  34. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  35. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  36. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  37. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  38. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  39. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  40. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  41. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Biology Employment

Tennessee 2,720
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Tennessee

2,850 2,750 2,660 2,300 2,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of biology is shrinking. 130 less biology professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has shrunk by 5%. This is slower than the trend for biology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$52,515 $51,963 $52,943 $53,695 $55,947
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biology professionals is increasing in Tennessee. Biology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,515 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,947 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$32,142
25th percentile
$40,378
50th percentile
$52,247
75th percentile
$66,177
90th percentile
$84,817

Thus, biology professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 164% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Biochemistry
$72,540
Biology
$55,947
Biomedical Engineering
$66,530
Chemistry
$48,728
Physics
$109,570

In Tennessee, biology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
51
master
15
doctor
11
Certificate
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Total81

The number of students graduating from the 41 accredited biology schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,070 biology graduates from biology courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 1,387 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 30%. 63% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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