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Allied Health Professions Schools in Tennessee

2,200 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 38 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 32,750 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Tennessee

Allied Health grads earn an average of $54,120 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 39 colleges in Tennessee that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
615 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

289 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,144 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,050 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $6,902. Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,305 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. 94% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,861 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,703.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,312 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. An average student at Concorde Career College - Memphis will pay a net price of $23,784. 32 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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South College

Knoxville
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,843 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,413.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,899 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 37%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, JSCC grads earn an average salary of $24,700.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,085 Total Students

In their early career, Northeast State Technical Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,700. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,191. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

Allied Health Professions Careers in TN

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 28% $63,230
Hearing Aid Specialists 23% $39,280
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 21% $34,090
Health Technologists and Technicians 20% $46,620
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $45,650
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 16% $60,530
Surgical Technologists 16% $42,350
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 13% $64,690
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $42,200

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Dental Support Services 700
Health/Medical Admin Services 652
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 502
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 125
Health Sciences & Services 51
Mental & Social Health Services 39

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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