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Urban Studies Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 24 students earned their Urban Studies degrees in TN.

In terms of popularity, Urban Studies is the 185th most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Urban Studies Majors in Tennessee

Urban Studies majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 24

Gender Distribution

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

Urban Studies Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of urban studies majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 33.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.3%
  • White: 41.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Urban Studies Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Urban Studies Grads in Tennessee

15,070 people in the state and 521,060 in the nation are employed in jobs related to urban studies.

Urban Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Urban Studies Jobs in Tennessee

Urban Studies grads earn an average of $60,030 in the state and $87,950 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Tennessee that offer urban studies degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Rhodes College

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,010 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
15% Graduation Rate
8,081 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.


Lipscomb University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,595 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year.

Urban Studies Careers in TN

Some of the careers urban studies majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Urban and Regional Planners 14% $56,220
Social Sciences Professors 14% $31,410
Managers 13% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Political Science & Government 738
Economics 528
Sociology 456
General Social Sciences 226
Anthropology 172
International Relations & Security 101
Geography & Cartography 70
Other Social Sciences 21

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