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Ecology & Systematics Biology Schools in Tennessee

57 Ecology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Ecology & Systematics Biology is the 141st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in Tennessee

Ecology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 28
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13
Master’s Degree 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a ecology major is more popular with women than with men.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of ecology majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.8%
  • Other Races: 14.0%
Ecology & Systematics Biology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Ecology & Systematics Biology Grads in Tennessee

There are 9,180 people in the state and 506,240 people in the nation working in ecology jobs.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Ecology & Systematics Biology Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, ecology grads earn an average of $84,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Tennessee that offer ecology degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
29,460 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. A typical student attending UT Knoxville will pay a net price of $19,142. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
13,131 Total Students

An average student at Vanderbilt will pay a net price of $20,253. 72% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,867 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $15,053. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

A typical student attending ETSU will pay a net price of $11,206. The student loan default rate of 9.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,252 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 64% of the teachers are full time. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Bethel University

McKenzie
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,119 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.

#6

Union University

Jackson
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
3,172 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,551. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $35,500 after graduation.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,685 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. In their early career, UofM grads earn an average salary of $31,700.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

An average student at Christian Brothers will pay a net price of $10,829. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,725 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $18,906.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,768 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 92% of students get financical aid. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#10

Lee University

Cleveland
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
5,189 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of the teachers are full time.

Ecology & Systematics Biology Careers in TN

Some of the careers ecology majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 24% $81,650
Medical Scientists 22% $66,690
Biological Science Professors 17% $70,090
Life Scientists 12% $0
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $107,600
Biological Scientists 9% $65,690
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 0% $65,520

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to ecology.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
General Biology 1,493
Biochemistry & Biophysics 226
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 177
Other Biological Sciences 177
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 38
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 37
Pharmacology & Toxicology 31
Microbiology Science & Immunology 26

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