Tennessee contains 67 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 67 liberal arts and humanities schools in Tennessee, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville comes out as the most expensive ($28,881/yr), with Walters State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,601/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Tennessee schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tennessee alone, there are 40 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $90,520. Education teachers in this state earn $54,680/yr and there are 980 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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