Theology Schools In Tennessee

Theology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 31 accredited theology schools in Tennessee. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of theology and theology training in Tennessee, which includes theology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American Baptist College

    1800 Baptist World Ctr Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37207-9980

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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. Pentecostal Theological Seminary

    900 Walker St NE, Cleveland, Tennessee 37320-3330

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  8. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  9. Emmanuel Christian Seminary

    One Walker Dr, Johnson City, Tennessee 37601-9989

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  10. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  11. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  12. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  13. Johnson Bible College

    7900 Johnson Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37998

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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. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  18. Maryville College

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

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  19. Memphis Theological Seminary

    168 East Parkway South, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-4395

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  20. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  21. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  22. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  23. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  24. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  25. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  26. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  27. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  28. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  29. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  30. Williamson Christian College

    200 Seaboard Lane, Franklin, Tennessee 37067

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  31. Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College

    1015 S. Cooper St., Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Theology Employment

Tennessee 1,110
National 64,070

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

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Tennessee

700 920 930 1,170 1,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of theology professionals is growing in Tennessee. In 2010 there were 410 more theology professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of theology has grown by 59% in Tennessee. This growth is faster than the change in the number of theology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$47,055 $48,425 $49,480 $52,695 $51,740
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Tennessee, as the number of theology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by theology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for theology professionals in 2006 was $47,055 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$28,715
25th percentile
$35,690
50th percentile
$47,650
75th percentile
$61,285
90th percentile
$78,605

Thus, there was a 9% growth in theology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid theology professionals earning 174% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Tennessee state.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Christian Counseling
$50,518
Ministry
$57,610
Theology
$51,740

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
70
master
30
doctor
6
Certificate
4
Total119

The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited theology schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 932 theology graduates from theology courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 939 graduates.

This represents a 1% increase in the number of theology degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 59%, earned an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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