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Secondary Education Schools in Tennessee

184 Secondary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Secondary Education is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 66 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Tennessee

Secondary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 102
Master’s Degree 82

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 82.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 3.8%
Secondary Education Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 20,190 people employed in jobs related to a secondary teaching degree, compared to 1,051,570 nationwide.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a secondary teaching grad in the state is $53,620, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Tennessee that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
11,638 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. In their early career, UT Chattanooga grads earn an average salary of $30,900. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
10,186 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. 98% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $16,321.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
12,824 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
7,048 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,927 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,037 Total Students

An average student at FHU will pay a net price of $17,010. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at FHU.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,317 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#8

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,560 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,906. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Carson - Newman. 52% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,034 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 97%. An average student at Christian Brothers will pay a net price of $10,829.

#10

Belmont University

Nashville
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,260 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $35,861. 92% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Secondary Education Careers in TN

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
High School Teachers 9% $52,020

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to secondary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Elementary Education 482
Teacher Education 449
Early Childhood Education 258
Teacher Development & Methodology 183
Middle School Education & Teaching 111

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