The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,696
3.26% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
1.11%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,139
93% Full-Time

About

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a higher education institution located in Shelby County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center were Pharmacy (189 degrees awarded), Medicine (171 degrees), and Dentistry (104 degrees).

In 2022, 1,254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. 68.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (827 degrees), 5.37 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is $9,696, which is $−2,986 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is $9,696, which is $−2,986 less than the national average for ($12,682).

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending The University of Tennessee Health Science Center received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$9,696
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was $9,696. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is $−2,986 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 5.06% with respect to 2021, when 79% 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.
1.11%
2019 Default Rate
66
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was 1.11%, which represents 66 out of the 5925 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 had a total enrollment of 3,139 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is 2,920 students and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 93% 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 62.4% White, 13% Black or African American, 10.1% Asian, 3.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 0.127% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0956% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.2%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.5%) and White Male (4.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40%), followed by White Male (25.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,139 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is 2,920 and the part-time enrollment is 219.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,958 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    407 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    318 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is 62.4% White, 13% Black or African American, 10.1% Asian, 3.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 0.127% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0956% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% 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, 167 students (5.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 464 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is white (827 degrees awarded). There were 5.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is Pharmacy (189 degrees awarded), followed by Medicine (171 degrees) and Dentistry (104 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (1,209 degrees awarded), Biology (43 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees).

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 (1,476,081 people), Physicians (524,212 people), Software developers (455,224 people), Other managers (441,309 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (349,915 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2022 are Health (1,209 degrees awarded), Biology (43 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center are Health (1,209 degrees awarded), Biology (43 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,984,767 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (530,498 people), Computer Systems Design (508,280 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (449,436 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (427,949 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center are Health (1,209 degrees awarded), Biology (43 degrees), and Engineering (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 189 degrees awarded
  2. 171 degrees awarded
  3. 104 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was Pharmacy with 189 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

395
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
859
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 395 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which is 0.46 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (859).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 97 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Medicine, which is 1.31 times more than the 74 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Pharmacy, which is 1.57 times more than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    827 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    154 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    128 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is white (827 degrees awarded). There were 5.37 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (154 degrees).

5.42% of degree recipients (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    550 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    277 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is white female (550 degrees awarded). There were 1.99 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (277 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has an endowment valued at nearly $243M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year.

In 2022, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center had a total salary expenditure of 604M. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center employs 106 Assistant professors, 94 Associate professors and 66 Professors. Most academics at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center are Female Assistant professor (70), Female Associate professor (51), and Male Associate professor (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center are: Service, with 233 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 217 employees, and Management with 158 employees.

Endowment

$243M
2022 Endowment
8.94%
decline from 2021

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has an endowment valued at about $243M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center declined 8.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $234M 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. $57.2M - Federal
  2. $40.8M - State
  3. $10.8M - Local

As of 2022, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center received $57.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $40.8M from state grants and contracts, and $10.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$340M
2022 Salaries
0.641%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center paid a median of $340M in salaries, which represents 56.3% of their overall expenditure ($604M) and a 0.641% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.5M
Instructional Salaries
293
Number of Employees

In 2022, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center paid a total of $40.5M to 293 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
106 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
233 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center were Assistant professor with 106 employees, Associate professor with 94 employees, and Professor with 66 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center were Service with 233 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 217 employees, and Management with 158 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center was Female Assistant professor with 70 employees, Female Associate professor with 51 employees, and Male Associate professor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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