Psychology Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 41 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Tennessee's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


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. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  17. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  18. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  19. Maryville College

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

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  20. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  21. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  22. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  23. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  24. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  25. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  26. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  27. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  28. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  29. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  30. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  31. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  32. Tennessee Technological University

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

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  33. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  34. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  35. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  36. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  37. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  38. Richmont Graduate University

    1815 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  39. University of Phoenix-Nashville Campus

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

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  40. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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  41. Argosy University-Nashville

    100 Centerview Dr, Suite 225, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Psychology Employment

Tennessee 1,370
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Tennessee

1,640 1,760 1,850 1,610 1,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is shrinking in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 270 less psychology professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of psychology professionals has shrunk by 16%. This decline is faster than the national trend for psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of psychology professionals working around the nation.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$62,200 $68,325 $69,565 $73,155 $70,535
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are increasing in Tennessee. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,200 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,535 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$30,660
25th percentile
$56,875
50th percentile
$73,540
75th percentile
$85,345
90th percentile
$97,475

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 218% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Christian Counseling
$50,518
Clinical Psychology
$51,448
Counseling
$40,333
Forensic Psychology
$70,535
Psychology
$70,535
School Psychology
$60,980
Sociology
$55,300
Sports Psychology
$60,980

Psychology professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
57
master
24
doctor
12
Certificate
4
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As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 41 accredited psychology schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In Tennessee, there were 1,858 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,225 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 20% percent increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. A majority of these graduates, or 58%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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