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Library & Information Science Schools in Tennessee

86 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Library & Information Science is the 125th most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in Tennessee

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 79
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Library & Information Science Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 88.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Library & Information Science Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in Tennessee

17,360 people in the state and 599,610 in the nation are employed in jobs related to library science.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in Tennessee

Library Science grads earn an average of $55,010 in the state and $61,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Tennessee that offer library science degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
28,894 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,631 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. In their early career, Middle Tennessee State University grads earn an average salary of $31,200. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,458 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,048. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,927 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation.

Library & Information Science Careers in TN

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Archivists 20% $35,100
Managers 13% $74,130
Librarians 10% $53,920
Library Science Professors 9% $69,300

View Nationwide Library & Information Science Report

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