Finance Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 27 accredited finance schools where finance faculty who teach finance classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in finance training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Finance
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • PhD degree in Finance


Schools

  1. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  2. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  3. Christian Brothers University

    650 E Parkway S, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  4. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  5. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  6. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  7. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  8. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  9. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  10. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  11. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  12. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  13. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  14. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  15. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  16. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  18. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  19. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  20. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  21. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  22. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  23. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

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

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  24. Strayer University-Tennessee

    2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd Ste 1100, Memphis, Tennessee 38118

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  25. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

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

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  26. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  27. DeVry University-Tennessee

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Finance Employment

Tennessee 40,420
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Tennessee

41,120 42,290 42,930 41,790 40,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, finance is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 700 less finance professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$63,422 $65,407 $66,713 $64,019 $65,454
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to finance professionals are growing in Tennessee. The mean salary for finance professionals in 2006 was $63,422 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,454 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$32,867
25th percentile
$41,484
50th percentile
$57,649
75th percentile
$80,352
90th percentile
$90,453

This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid finance professionals earn 175% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Accounting
$42,593
Business
$82,821
Business Administration
$75,653
Business Management
$90,146
Finance
$65,454
International Business
$78,905
Marketing
$73,488
Risk Management
$65,193
Small Business
$92,780

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
32
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 27 accredited finance schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006, 131 students graduated from finance courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 641 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 389%. 78% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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