The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,961
3.89% growth from 2016
2016 Student Loan
4.71%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,199
93.3% 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 Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (57 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (47 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (29 degrees).

In 2017, 939 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (706 degrees), 6.99 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $8,961, which is $-2,776 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $8,961, which is $-2,776 less than the national average for ($11,738).

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

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,961
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was $8,961. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is $-2,776 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,738).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 14.9% with respect to 2016, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.71%
2016 Default Rate
793
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was 4.71%, which represents 793 out of the 16844 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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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has a total enrollment of 3,199 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 2,984 students and the part-time enrollment is 215. This means that 93.3% 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 70.1% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 9.72% Asian, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 0.938% Two or More Races, 0.156% 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 (60%), followed by Black or African American Female (15.8%) and White Male (9.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (39.7%), followed by White Male (31.3%) and Black or African American Female (6.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,199 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 2,984 and the part-time enrollment is 215. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% 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 (77%), 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
    2,242
  2. Black or African American
    347
  3. Asian
    311

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is 70.1% White, 10.8% Black or African American, 9.72% Asian, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 0.938% Two or More Races, 0.156% 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 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% 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, 79 students (2.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 273 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 (706 degrees awarded). There were 6.99 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (57 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (47 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (29 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 (898 degrees awarded), Biology (36 degrees), and Engineering (5 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 (1,364,428 people), Physicians (509,425 people), Other managers (420,383 people), Software developers (363,331 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (305,294 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (898 degrees awarded), Biology (36 degrees), and Engineering (5 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 Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (898 degrees awarded), Biology (36 degrees), and Engineering (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,897,179 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (507,516 people), Computer Systems Design (438,742 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (407,562 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (401,421 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Health (898 degrees awarded), Biology (36 degrees), and Engineering (5 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. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 29 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology with 57 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 333
  2. 606

In 2017, 333 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, which is 0.55 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (606).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in Medicine, which is 1.16 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in Pharmacy, which is 1.52 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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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 (68.1%).

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
    706 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    101 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is white (706 degrees awarded). There were 6.99 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (101 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    449 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    257 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is white female (449 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has an endowment valued at nearly $210M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.2M (8.2%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center had a total salary expenditure of $547M. The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center employs 109 Assistant professors, 85 Associate professors, and 70 Professors. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are Female Assistant professors (68), Female Associate professors(49), and Male Professors (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center are: Office and Administrative Support, with 241 employees, Service, with 221 employees, and Management with 139 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$210M
2017 Endowment
12.6%
growth from 2016

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center has an endowment valued at about $210M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center grew 12.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $195M higher than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $37M - Federal
  2. $38.3M - State
  3. $6.29M - Local

As of 2017, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center received $37M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $38.3M from state grants and contracts, and $6.29M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$302M
2017 Salaries
4.34%
growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center paid a median of $302M in salaries, which represents 55.3% of their overall expenditure ($547M) and a 4.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.55% growth from 2015 and a NaNM% growth from N/A.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$39M
Instructional Salaries
308
Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center paid a total of $39M to 308 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
109 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
241 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center were Assistant professor with 109 employees; Associate professor with 85 employees; and Associate professor with 70 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center were Office and Administrative Support with 241 employees; Service with 221 employees; and Management with 139 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center was Female Assistant professor with 68 employees, Female Associate professor with 49 employees, and Male Professor with 44 employees.

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