Colleges in Memphis, Tennessee Statistics

Memphis is a city in Tennessee. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 1,066,967 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, thirty colleges are active for serving college programs in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition, there are 29 colleges located within 15 miles from Memphis.
By school types, there are four public and twenty-six private schools. By school levels, there are thirteen 4-years (or high) schools, six 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and eleven less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Twenty-eight schools offer undergraduate programs and ten schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Memphis, Tennessee is $15,667 for Tennessee residents and $16,848 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 73.50% and the average SAT score is 1,106. A total of 49,242 students enrolled in schools in Memphis, Tennessee, of which 7,231 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

Colleges in Memphis Comparison Table

The following table lists 30 colleges located in Memphis, Tennessee ordered by distance from Memphis. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From MemphisUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.61 miles$34,8802,03461%12 to 1$13,54750.00%-
Empire Beauty School-S Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
1.82 miles$17,1456245%25 to 1---
Memphis Theological Seminary
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.00 miles$15,859208--$15,945--
Massage Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
2.26 miles$9,9002989%12 to 1---
Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
2.40 miles$15,00022069%20 to 1---
Remington College-Memphis Campus
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.40 miles$15,49861149%21 to 1---
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.43 miles$13,75221,45853%15 to 1$14,20285.00%1,120
Memphis College of Art
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.01 miles$33,13011654%6 to 1$34,690--
Southern College of Optometry
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.35 miles-533-----
Le Moyne-Owen College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.36 miles$12,07688514%13 to 1-80.00%825
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.53 miles$50,9102,03680%10 to 1$50,91045.00%1,325
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.68 miles$12,5721,06456%10 to 1-60.00%-
William Moore College of Technology
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.69 miles$8,84827646%15 to 1---
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
4.01 miles$23,0533,280-7 to 1$24,430--
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
valid
4.10 miles$16,9199,34713%32 to 1---
Health-Tech Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.25 miles$13,542-76%----
Memphis Institute of Barbering
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.26 miles$15,475129-15 to 1---
Empire Beauty School-E Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.33 miles$17,1459942%19 to 1---
Mid-South Christian College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.64 miles$7,7542850%4 to 1-100.00%-
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
valid
4.72 miles$6,01190294%20 to 1---
Strayer University-Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.80 miles$13,5153,081-37 to 1$15,135--
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
4.88 miles$15,8401,39464%35 to 1-93.00%-
Visible Music College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.93 miles$20,00017243%6 to 1$11,70075.00%1,155
Vibe Barber College
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.35 miles$14,2005383%15 to 1---
Gould's Academy
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.62 miles$14,75015786%10 to 1---
Concorde Career College-Southaven
Southaven, MS
Private, 2-4 years
valid
8.91 miles$15,84034569%33 to 1-100.00%-
Delta Technical College
Horn Lake, MS
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.33 miles$18,43868872%16 to 1---
University of Phoenix-Tennessee
Cordova, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.37 miles$9,5526212%3 to 1$16,752--
Gould's Academy
Bartlett, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.47 miles$14,75058-10 to 1---
Arkansas State University Mid-South
West Memphis, AR
Public, 2-4 years
valid
14.18 miles$4,2341,42324%11 to 1---
Average-$16,84849,24257%16 to 1$22,57073.50%1,106