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Geography & Cartography in Tennessee

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Geography & Cartography Schools in Tennessee

70 students earned Geography degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Geography & Cartography is the 132nd most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7
Associate’s Degree 5
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 81.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.3%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Geography & Cartography Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Tennessee

There are 14,700 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a geography grad in the state is $74,220, compared to a typical salary of $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Tennessee that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,142. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,703.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,048.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
15% Graduation Rate
7,774 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,427. 97% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,317 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,206.

Geography & Cartography Careers in TN

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 27% $56,200
Geography Professors 14% $69,750
Managers 13% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Political Science & Government 738
Economics 528
Sociology 456
General Social Sciences 226
Anthropology 172
International Relations & Security 101
Urban Studies 24
Other Social Sciences 21

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