The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,324

12.5% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

4.73%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

3,097

93.8% Full-Time

About

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center were Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), Dental Hygiene (30 degrees), and Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (19 degrees).

In 2016, 971 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (710 degrees), 5.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $9,324, which is $-2,076 less than the national average for ($11,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $9,324, which is $-2,076 less than the national average for ($11,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,324

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was $9,324. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $-2,076 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,400).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 36.7% with respect to 2015, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.73%

2015 Default Rate

803

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was 4.73%, which represents 803 out of the 16963 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 3,097 students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has a total enrollment of 3,097 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 2,905 students and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.9% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 9.75% Asian, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 0.646% Two or More Races, 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.6%) and White Male (9.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.8%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.66%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,097 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 2,905 and the part-time enrollment is 192. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are enrolled full-time compared with 73.2% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,197

  2. Black or African American

    337

  3. Asian

    302

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 70.9% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 9.75% Asian, 2.78% Hispanic or Latino, 0.646% Two or More Races, 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 43.3% White, 25.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 80 students (2.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 249 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are white (710 degrees awarded). There were 5.87 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (30 degrees) and Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (910 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Registered nurses (1,308,368 people), Physicians & surgeons (521,868 people), Miscellaneous managers (508,644 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (361,857 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (303,463 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (910 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Radiation therapists

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (910 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Hospitals (1,887,127 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (460,797 people), Computer Systems Design (419,697 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (419,280 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (383,937 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (910 degrees awarded), Biology (59 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center.

Most Common

  1. 68 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was Registered Nursing with 68 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 361

  2. 610

In 2016, 361 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, which is 0.592 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (610).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 100 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in Medicine, which is 1.59 times more than the 63 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 88 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in Pharmacy, which is 1.38 times more than the 64 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    710 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    121 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is white (710 degrees awarded). There were 5.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (121 degrees).

0.927% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    437 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    273 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is white female (437 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (273 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 0.0261% average return ($3.98k on $15.2M) across all .

In N/A, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $280M on salaries and $498M on benefits.

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center employs 98 Assistant professors, 81 Associate professors, and 70 Professors. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Female Assistant professors (61), Female Associate professors(45), and Male Professors (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are: Service, with 211 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 200 employees, and Management with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

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N/A Endowment

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The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center N/A N/A from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $N/A - Federal

  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$280M

Salary Expenditure

$498M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $280M on salaries and $498M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$280M

2015 Salaries

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growth from N/A

In 2015, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center paid a median of $280M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar is 598k (8.08% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.7M

Instructional Salaries

270

Number of Employees

In 2015, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center paid a total of $33.7M to 270 employees working as instructors, which represents 12% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $276k (46.2%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

98 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

211 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center were Assistant professor with 98 employees; Associate professor with 81 employees; and Associate professor with 70 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center were Service with 211 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 200 employees; and Management with 124 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was Female Assistant professor with 61 employees, Female Associate professor with 45 employees, and Male Professor with 43 employees.

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