Computer Science Schools In Tennessee

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited computer science schools in Tennessee. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Tennessee, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Bryan College in Dayton

    721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321-7000

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  2. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  3. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  4. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  5. Maryville College

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

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  6. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  7. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  8. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  9. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  10. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  11. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  12. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  14. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  15. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  16. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  17. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  18. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Tennessee 22,220
National 1,479,220

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

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Tennessee

22,550 22,520 22,140 20,640 7,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 15,020 less computer science professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 67%. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$56,972 $59,890 $60,078 $58,365 $60,730
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,972 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$32,280
25th percentile
$42,520
50th percentile
$56,447
75th percentile
$74,903
90th percentile
$94,717

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer science professionals earning 193% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Computer Engineering
$77,460
Computer Forensics
$53,700
Computer Programming
$64,940
Computer Science
$59,354
Information Systems
$80,745
Information Technology
$68,924

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

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited computer science schools in Tennessee is decreasing. In 2006, 260 students graduated from computer science courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 234 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. 68% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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