History Schools In Tennessee

In Tennessee, there are 39 accredited schools where history classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses history training at the following levels:

  • History Certificate
  • Associates degree in History
  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


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. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  23. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  24. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  25. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  26. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  27. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  28. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  29. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  30. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  31. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  32. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  33. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  34. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  35. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  36. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  37. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  38. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  39. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National History Employment

Tennessee 130
National 8,350

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

Employment Growth for History professionals In Tennessee

60 100 100 130 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of history professionals is growing in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 70 more history professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has grown by 117% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of history professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$34,140 $36,495 $33,740 $36,160 $39,585
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of history professionals is growing, the salaries paid to history professionals are increasing in Tennessee. History professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,140 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,585 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$19,795
25th percentile
$25,620
50th percentile
$38,715
75th percentile
$48,805
90th percentile
$62,215

Thus, history professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 214% pay differential between the highest paid history professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of history in Tennessee.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Tennessee

History
$39,585
Liberal Arts
$47,310
Political Science
$68,390

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
41
master
6
doctor
5
Certificate
1
Total54

The number of students graduating from the 39 accredited history schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 611 history graduates from history courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 740 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent increase in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. A majority of these graduates, or 76%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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