Tennessee State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Tennessee State University's Top Ranking

Tennessee State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Tennessee State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Tennessee State University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Tennessee State University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for TSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 52 97% 97% $17,000 $47,930 52
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 38 94% 94% $20,000 $55,740 38

Salary Scores for TSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 41 94% 94% $27,000 $46,790 41
Agriculture, General 32 100% 100% $22,000 $32,470 32
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 24 94% 94% $30,080 $37,860 24
Biology, General 70 96% 96% $31,000 $31,800 70
Business Administration, Management and Operations 33 97% 97% $28,610 $38,940 33
Business/Managerial Economics 20 88% 88% Not Reported $39,730 20
Communication and Media Studies 47 95% 95% $28,250 $33,020 47
Computer Science 17 100% 100% $29,500 $49,440 17
Criminal Justice and Corrections 20 97% 97% $31,000 $29,880 20
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 38 100% 100% Not Reported $68,000 38
English Language and Literature, General 91 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 91
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 23 95% 95% $34,400 $32,570 23
Fine and Studio Arts 81 88% 88% Not Reported $30,770 81
Health and Medical Administrative Services 27 92% 92% $27,500 $35,420 27
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 43 92% 92% $31,000 $29,410 43
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 24 94% 94% $31,000 $30,310 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 39 100% 100% $30,600 $30,770 39
Mechanical Engineering 45 86% 86% Not Reported $64,790 45
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 1 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 1
Music 38 100% 100% Not Reported $25,660 38
Psychology, General 54 95% 95% $29,880 $30,410 54
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 10 95% 95% $25,000 $51,860 10
Social Work 69 100% 100% $27,750 $34,300 69
Sociology 11 100% 100% $27,750 $25,970 11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 14 92% 92% $28,580 $30,650 14

Salary Scores for TSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22 98% 98% $28,960 $53,980 22
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 50 100% 100% $40,940 $55,960 50
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 68 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 68
Psychology, General 46 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 46
Public Health 22 93% 93% Not Reported $44,380 22
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22 99% 99% $41,000 $83,110 22
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 73 98% 98% $57,000 $64,000 73
Social Work 11 100% 100% $20,500 $38,830 11

Salary Scores for TSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 38 93% 93% Not Reported $77,400 38
Psychology, General 81 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 81
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 38 100% 100% $69,220 $68,920 38

Most Recent Reviews

Nawras Mahdy 12/16/2019

My experience at Tennessee State University was great. The instructors were helpful and willing to guide me to reach my goals and success at school. Also, The TSU Writing Center was the most helpful resource for me. The school tuition was affordable, and I received a few government grants that helped me with my tuition.

Alana Warren 8/15/2019

My undergraduate experience at Tennessee State University was wonderful! I learned how to think, work and serve which is the institutions motto. Studying English with a minor in Political Science enhanced my writing, reading and communication skills. I also became involved in politics and community service through classes and organizations I joined. The College of Liberal Arts at Tennessee State University focused heavily on teacher and student interactions, networking and serving the Nashville community.... Read More