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# Tennessee Computer Science Colleges

Tennessee ranked #27 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,888 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Tennessee is $16,503 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $21,686 a year.

About 51% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,184 per year.

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## Most Popular Computer Science Schools in Tennessee

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There are 5,038 full-time undergraduates at Pellissippi State Community College, and 10,694 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,345 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pellissippi State Community College is $25,100.

There are 13,131 students at Vanderbilt in total, 6,886 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,833 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

This a very selective school with only 11% of students getting accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

13% of Vanderbilt students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,367 a year. Vanderbilt has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Vanderbilt is $53,400.

The total student population at Middle Tennessee State University is 21,721, of which 19,461 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,721 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

53% of Middle Tennessee State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,631 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 11,048 students at Austin Peay State University in total, 9,971 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,773 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Austin Peay State University is 4.7 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at Austin Peay State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,699 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,200 during the early-career years.

There are 17,378 undergraduates at UofM, of which 12,066 are full-time, and there are 21,685 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UofM is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,643 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UofM is $31,700.

There are 29,460 students at UT Knoxville in total, 23,290 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,018 are full-time. UT Knoxville has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,418 a year. UT Knoxville has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

There are 8,957 undergraduates at Tennessee Tech University, of which 8,004 are full-time, and there are 10,140 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tennessee Tech University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 54% are men and 46% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,892 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at East Tennessee State University is 14,191, of which 11,153 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,228 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

49% of ETSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,718 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ETSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Volunteer State Community College is 9,144, which includes 4,779 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

7% of VSCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,759 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from VSCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 11,651 students at UT Chattanooga in total, 10,297 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,224 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 95% of students at UT Chattanooga take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,875 a year. UT Chattanooga has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UT Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,595 students at Lipscomb in total, 2,859 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,680 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lipscomb is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

48% of Lipscomb students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,214 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Lipscomb with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,010 students at Rhodes College in total, 1,973 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,945 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Rhodes College is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

43% of Rhodes College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,689 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rhodes College is $37,100.

There are 8,081 students at Tennessee State University in total, 5,875 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,807 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tennessee State University is 4.7 years.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,675 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Northeast State Community College is 6,085, which includes 3,251 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast State Technical Community College is $22,700.

There are 9,433 students at Southwest in total, 4,526 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,400 during the early-career years.

There are 3,397 full-time undergraduates at Nashville State Community College, and 7,885 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,622 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nashville State Community College is $25,500.

There are 1,968 students at King in total, 1,611 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,487 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at King is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at King take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,512 a year. King has a 6.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from King with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,632 undergraduates at Strayer University - Tennessee, of which 116 are full-time, and there are 4,121 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Walters State Community College is 6,279, which includes 3,243 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

WSCC has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WSCC is $23,000.

The total student population at Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville is 484, which includes 316 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Students who graduate from TCAT - Shelbyville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,821 full-time undergraduates at Chattanooga State Community College, and 8,050 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Chattanooga State Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,000 during the early-career years.

There are 373 full-time undergraduates at TCAT - Jackson, and 562 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro is 552, which includes 428 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TCAT - Murfreesboro is $28,000.

There are 1,793 full-time undergraduates at Cleveland State Community College, and 3,370 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

13% of Cleveland State Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,199 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Cleveland State Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown is 912, which includes 677 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Students who graduate from TCAT - Morristown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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