Tennessee College Overview

Of the 145 Tennessee schools, Vanderbilt University ranked first and Lipscomb University ranked second (view more at Tennessee college rankings). The 2022 average tuition & fees of all Tennessee colleges is $13,467 for Tennessee residents and $16,299 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.25% and the average SAT score is 1,132. The average number of students is 2,059 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Tennessee colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2022 Tennessee Colleges

The following table lists colleges located in Tennessee ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,966$52,1621,5257.1%13,79693%8 to 1
Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,752$17,1001,18574.0%4,77871%14 to 1
Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,430$25,1801,24588.1%8,69668%14 to 1
Milligan University
Milligan, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,140$9,7961,09360.4%1,16270%9 to 1
Freed-Hardeman University
Henderson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,300$10,9801,09087.9%2,32065%13 to 1
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,966$18,5381,13085.7%11,45754%18 to 1
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,210$20,1041,11069.9%5,11853%10 to 1
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,975$14,827-93.4%9,60942%15 to 1
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,910$50,9101,41056.9%2,07385%10 to 1
Bethel University
McKenzie, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,981$11,72399250.0%4,01138%13 to 1
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,664$31,7981,25574.9%31,70172%17 to 1
King University
Bristol, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,838$14,2071,08066.2%1,65646%11 to 1
The University of the South
Sewanee, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,418$18,2431,29560.3%1,82080%10 to 1
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,210$11,880-74.4%2,71948%13 to 1
Bryan College-Dayton
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,360$9,760-0.0%1,55058%13 to 1
Tusculum University
Greeneville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,510$7,2001,01077.0%1,49441%19 to 1
Union University
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,520$11,6661,22552.9%2,93068%9 to 1
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,820$13,4631,15596.6%1,79459%11 to 1
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,264$27,4321,11068.4%21,56854%16 to 1
Lee University
Cleveland, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,500$15,0501,11582.9%4,50558%13 to 1
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,740$25,856-87.4%13,30351%15 to 1
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,088$14,544-95.2%21,62254%16 to 1
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,692$22,836-0.0%8,07730%14 to 1
The University of Tennessee-Martin
Martin, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,952$16,8381,09075.1%6,71252%15 to 1
Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,898$11,585-77.7%3,71749%17 to 1
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,906$23,2161,21061.1%94246%15 to 1
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,834$20,702-79.2%9,84060%18 to 1
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,320$9,6321,04578.9%2,83557%14 to 1
Cumberland University
Lebanon, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,412$7,500-57.8%2,54052%17 to 1
Maryville College
Maryville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,016-1,21068.2%1,04656%12 to 1
Strayer University-Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-0.0%2,909-27 to 1
South College
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,335$27,765-0.0%5,79638%20 to 1
Hussian College-Daymar College Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,348--100.0%6383%18 to 1
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,188--0.0%6,64719%19 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Nashville
Brentwood, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--0.0%9369%16 to 1
Huntington University of Health Sciences
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,610$7,450-0.0%104-7 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris
Paris, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%20569%10 to 1
Pentecostal Theological Seminary
Cleveland, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$2,596$11,995-0.0%516-12 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--0.0%14240%17 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston
Livingston, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%1,60264%25 to 1
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Athens, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,590$21,8451,05559.6%1,08652%10 to 1
Remington College-Nashville Campus
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$17,189--0.0%27257%20 to 1
Omega Graduate School
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$6,500-0.0%70--
Allied Health Careers Institute
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$1,200--0.0%8972%10 to 1
Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,216--0.0%3,16131%17 to 1
Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville
Clarksville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,884--61.3%38729%20 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville
Hartsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%69652%20 to 1
Visible Music College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,000$11,70092836.6%19214%6 to 1
Mid-South Christian College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,834--100.0%17100%2 to 1
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$16,855--92.3%1,37056%34 to 1
Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500--0.0%2358%18 to 1
Genesis Career College-Cookeville
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,070--0.0%32651%20 to 1
EduMed Partners
Goodlettsville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$5,300--0.0%10489%38 to 1
Roane State Community College
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,540--0.0%4,77530%16 to 1
American Baptist College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,474--0.0%5727%7 to 1
Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,995--0.0%32971%20 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro
Jacksboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%25761%17 to 1
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,800--0.0%11569%9 to 1
DeVry University-Tennessee
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,032$17,552-100.0%1920%6 to 1
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,246--0.0%7,16813%17 to 1
Genesis Career College-Lebanon
Lebanon, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,495--0.0%17358%20 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,121--0.0%1,11838%20 to 1
The University of Tennessee System Office
Knoxville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%---
Vibe Barber College
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,250--0.0%5686%15 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens
Athens, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%221100%20 to 1
John A Gupton College
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$11,583-92552.3%19143%14 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--0.0%21352%23 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson
Dickson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%79962%21 to 1
Tennessee Board of Regents
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
---0.0%---
Memphis Theological Seminary
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,945-0.0%221--
Health-Tech Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,542--0.0%15-3 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Johnson City
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--0.0%5362%13 to 1
Baptist Health Sciences University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,572--34.9%93560%8 to 1
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,238--0.0%5,20529%20 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,900--0.0%27360%16 to 1
Empire Beauty School-E Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--0.0%15436%17 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville
Crossville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%45172%20 to 1
Dyersburg State Community College
Dyersburg, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,226--0.0%2,77827%20 to 1
North Central Institute
Clarksville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$17,802--0.0%5855%12 to 1
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc
Madison, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$90,000-0.0%291--
Gould's Academy
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,650--0.0%15867%8 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%1,54170%17 to 1
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$10,690--0.0%216100%24 to 1
Williamson Christian College
Franklin, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,755$13,350-0.0%55-7 to 1
Motlow State Community College
Tullahoma, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,232--0.0%5,85234%22 to 1
Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,200--0.0%7,41723%22 to 1
Le Moyne-Owen College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,076-99697.9%61318%11 to 1
Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,272--0.0%8,83530%18 to 1
The Hair Academy LLC
Fayetteville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,990--0.0%5079%11 to 1
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$33,466--0.0%1,46454%23 to 1
Image Maker Beauty Institute
Hendersonville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,100--0.0%65100%27 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern
Newbern, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%47779%18 to 1
William R Moore College of Technology
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$8,850--0.0%35356%11 to 1
Southern College of Optometry
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
---0.0%537--
Welch College
Gallatin, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,170$8,100-0.0%33562%8 to 1
Career Beauty College
Lawrenceburg, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,000--0.0%23100%10 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--0.0%5933%18 to 1
Nashville Film Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,800--0.0%3884%13 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski
Pulaski, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%56163%10 to 1
Austin's Beauty College Inc
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--0.0%12095%10 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%78267%14 to 1
The University of Tennessee Southern
Pulaski, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,200$8,91099092.2%87634%13 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%52541%20 to 1
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,199--0.0%27176%13 to 1
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$7,745--0.0%774-71 to 1
Nossi College of Art
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,150--46.8%27081%8 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie
McKenzie, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%10675%12 to 1
Master's Barber & Styling College
Old Hickory, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,100--0.0%983%3 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley
Ripley, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%19769%11 to 1
Columbia State Community College
Columbia, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$18,124--0.0%5,38328%19 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald
Hohenwald, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--0.0%79868%20 to 1
Elite College of Cosmetology
Lexington, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,875--0.0%5762%7 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,460--0.0%4690%7 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump
Crump, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%1,00445%22 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
Covington, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344--0.0%38067%17 to 1
Queen City College
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,824--0.0%11743%20 to 1
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$32,485-0.0%964--
Massage Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,900--0.0%2667%8 to 1
Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology
Franklin, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,075--0.0%3367%7 to 1
Arnolds Beauty School
Milan, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,750--0.0%7976%16 to 1
Jackson State Community College
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$18,076--0.0%3,93823%19 to 1
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,804--0.0%47958%19 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville
Shelbyville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,680--0.0%47273%20 to 1
Brillare Beauty Institute
Cleveland, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%21460%20 to 1
Gould's Academy
Bartlett, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,650--0.0%14890%11 to 1
Mind Body Institute
Madison, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,675--0.0%4991%12 to 1
Johnson University
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,274$9,5801,08380.9%94261%10 to 1
Love Beauty School Inc
Manchester, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--0.0%5046%15 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville
Huntsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%33536%10 to 1
Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,348--0.0%4869%10 to 1
Remington College-Memphis Campus
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,468--0.0%37926%21 to 1
Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--0.0%136-1 to 1
Sandra Academy of Salon Services
New Tazewell, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--0.0%4833%20 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville
McMinnville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344--0.0%33676%16 to 1
Richmont Graduate University
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$20,379-0.0%315--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--0.0%78764%20 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--0.0%9280%18 to 1
Lane College
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,790--0.0%1,04724%15 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,026--0.0%97158%20 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton
Elizabethton, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,492--0.0%45786%19 to 1
Miller-Motte College-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$21,040--0.0%1,01059%43 to 1
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,605--0.0%49676%20 to 1
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,747$27,116-0.0%3,235-6 to 1
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,934--0.0%6,57521%14 to 1
Walters State Community College
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,215--0.0%5,37932%18 to 1
Average$16,299$19,1891,13272.2%2,05958%15 to 1