Tennessee Engineering Schools

Engineering Programs in Tennessee
Did You Know?
Tennessee's cheapest Engineering Program is located at Nashville State Community College, and costs
$3,465 annually.
More students applied to Vanderbilt University's Engineering Program than any other school in Tennessee, with
28,348 total applicants.
Statewide School Information
Engineering Schools in Tennessee:
32
Undergraduate Engineering Programs:
32
Graduate Engineering Programs:
16
Schools With On-Campus Housing:
17
Average Classroom Size:
17 Students
Largest Engineering School:
The University of Tennessee
(33,096 Students)

Tennessee is a culturally important state, being the birthplace and developer of music like the blues, country, and rock & roll.

As part of the Appalachian Mountain region, Tennessee is immersed in Appalachia culture and is the home to the Great Smokey Mountains, one of the most visited tourist sites in the country.

Tennessee's major industries include textiles, energy, and agriculture through soybeans and livestock.

Engineering Education in Tennessee

Occupations in engineering are concentrated within particular industries, such as chemical engineers working in the chemical industry.

Twenty-seven community colleges and technical institutes in Tennessee provide certifications and associate's programs in engineering. Eighteen of the twenty-seven colleges are campuses in the Tennessee Technology Center system.

Nine public universities in Tennessee offer engineering bachelor's degree programs, including the three campuses of the University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga, Martin), the University of Memphis, Tennessee State University, and Middle Tennessee State University.

Eight private universities offer bachelor's degrees in engineering, including Vanderbilt University, Lipscomb University, and Union University.

Nine colleges offer engineering graduate programs, including the Tennessee Technological University, East Tennessee State University, and Christian Brothers University.

Outlook for Engineering Jobs in Tennessee

Each engineering profession is subject to the market demands of their industry.

In total, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states there are 37,150 engineers in Tennessee earning an average annual salary of $72,280.

Differences, such as chemical engineers earning $93,150 with 650 employed workers compared to 2,180 electrical engineers earning $83,160, exist in Tennessee's engineering sector. The engineering profession that earns the most are nuclear engineers, who earn $122,930 a year with 1,330 workers. The engineering profession that earns the least are mining engineers, who earn $65,010 a year with 110 workers in the state.

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Engineering Schools in Tennessee
School Information
• Clarksville
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
58%
41%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
School Information
• Jefferson City
, TN
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
50%
49%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
School Information
• Chattanooga
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Memphis
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
51%
48%
Bachelor
Master
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Cleveland
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
45%
54%
Associate
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Johnson City
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
55%
44%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Private
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Knoxville
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Johnson City
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
22%
77%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Chattanooga
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
15%
84%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Cordova
, TN
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
32%
67%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Knoxville
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
36%
63%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
24%
75%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Bristol
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
54%
45%
Bachelor
Master
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
61%
38%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Maryville
, TN
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
55%
44%
Bachelor
School Information
• Murfreesboro
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
53%
46%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Blountville
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Knoxville
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
51%
48%
Associate
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Collegedale
, TN
• Private
College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
55%
44%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
School Information
• Memphis
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
57%
42%
Associate
Architectural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Architectural Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Cookeville
, TN
• Public
College
• Rural Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
41%
58%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Audio Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Dickson
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
School Information
• Pulaski
, TN
• Public
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Knoxville
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
51%
48%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Audio Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Chattanooga
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
57%
42%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Martin
, TN
• Public
College
• Rural Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
59%
40%
Bachelor
Master
School Information
• Jackson
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
61%
38%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Memphis
, TN
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
55%
44%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Nashville
, TN
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
48%
51%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering