Nursing Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 41 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Aquinas College in Nashville

    4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37205

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  2. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  3. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

    1003 Monroe Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  4. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  5. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  6. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  7. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  8. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  9. Columbia State Community College

    1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401

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  10. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  11. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  12. Dyersburg State Community College

    1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024-2411

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  13. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  14. Fisk University

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

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  15. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  16. Jackson State Community College

    2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797

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  17. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  18. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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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. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  22. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  23. Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc

    315 Hospital Drive, Madison, Tennessee 37115

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  24. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  25. Motlow State Community College

    6015 Ledford Mill Road, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388

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  26. Tennessee Technology Center at Ripley

    127 Industrial Drive, Ripley, Tennessee 38063

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  27. Roane State Community College

    276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748

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  28. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  29. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  30. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  31. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  32. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  33. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  34. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  35. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  36. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  37. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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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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  40. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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  41. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

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

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Nursing Employment

Tennessee 123,480
National 5,150,780

Approximately 2% of the country's nursing professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Tennessee

111,260 114,190 122,030 123,370 123,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 12,220 more nursing professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 11%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of nursing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$56,146 $55,688 $51,534 $50,494 $51,920
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are declining in Tennessee. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,146 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,920 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$34,966
25th percentile
$41,046
50th percentile
$48,152
75th percentile
$58,834
90th percentile
$73,006

This represents a 8% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 109% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Tennessee

BSN
$60,480
Forensic Nursing
$70,395
Gerontology
$61,518
Nursing
$51,920
RN to BSN
$60,480

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
15
bachelor
29
master
32
doctor
12
Certificate
52
Total140

As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 41 accredited nursing schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 466 nursing graduates from nursing courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 6,094 graduates.

This represents a 1208% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 37% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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