Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Knoxville's largest human resources school is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in human resources.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a human resources degree from one of Knoxville's human resources schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville human resources schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human resources program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human resources graduates choose to work as human resource professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,920 human resource professionals in Tennessee, 400 were working in the greater Knoxville area. By the year 2018, the number of human resource professionals is expected to decrease by -10% in Knoxville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human resource professional in Knoxville is $33,380 per year, which is higher than the average for human resource professionals state-wide.