Tennessee Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career fields available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your chosen field should be easy. Fortunately, the state of Tennessee has a number of technical schools for all academic paths.

Tennessee technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Tennessee is home to top technical colleges such Tennessee Technical University (est. 1915), University of Tennessee-Knoxville (est. 1794), and High-Tech Institute-Nashville (est. 1999). Overall, the state of Tennessee has 29 public and 77 private institutions with more than 329,081 students enrolled. Thousands of Tennessee students attend technical school, with more than 12,000 students attending Tennessee’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Tennessee Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Tennessee technical school is $5,366 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Tennessee technical schools is $18,509 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Tennessee technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same amount for tuition and fees for online programs as they would for on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Tennessee colleges is $5,974 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Tennessee Technical Schools and Enrollment

Tennessee Technical University, (avg. enrollment, 10,321 students)
University of Tennessee-Knoxville (avg. enrollment, 27,107 students)
High-Tech Institute-Nashville (avg. enrollment, 1,000+ students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Tennessee

Tennessee Technical University
High-Tech Institute-Nashville
Anthem College Online
ITT Technical Institute
University of Phoenix-Nashville, Chattanooga

Accredited Tennessee Technical Schools

Tennessee Technical University
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
High-Tech Institute-Nashville

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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