Colleges in Nashville, Tennessee Statistics

Nashville is a city in Tennessee. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 1,081,903 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, twenty-nine colleges are active for serving college programs in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition, there are 31 colleges located within 15 miles from Nashville.
By school types, there are four public and twenty-five private schools. By school levels, there are fourteen 4-years (or high) schools, ten 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and five 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 Nashville, Tennessee is $19,098 for Tennessee residents and $20,796 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 66.89% and the average SAT score is 1,198. A total of 53,323 students enrolled in schools in Nashville, Tennessee, of which 3,620 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

Colleges in Nashville Comparison Table

The following table lists 29 colleges located in Nashville and 3 schools near Nashville, Tennessee ordered by distance from Nashville. 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 NashvilleUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
John A Gupton College
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
1.18 miles$11,58316843%11 to 1-83.00%-
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.18 miles$22,13278050%12 to 1$22,13293.00%1,040
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.35 miles-828--$31,554--
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.50 miles$33,19919751%15 to 1---
Watkins College of Art Design & Film
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.00 miles$24,75019342%7 to 1$24,75058.00%1,050
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.03 miles$54,15812,82493%7 to 1$50,6249.00%1,510
American Baptist College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.18 miles$12,47412333%9 to 1---
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.48 miles$21,7327,77432%12 to 1$20,860--
Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.55 miles$37,0308,26072%14 to 1$24,26084.00%1,225
Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.68 miles$26,8983,92756%20 to 1$9,28262.00%1,179
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
2.75 miles$32,8541,69258%29 to 1---
Nashville Film Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.20 miles$20,80053-14 to 1---
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.44 miles$7,745584-25 to 1---
Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.60 miles$34,7444,62068%13 to 1$18,00063.00%1,185
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
valid
4.80 miles$16,8708,28419%21 to 1---
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
valid
4.84 miles$4,69988867%16 to 1---
Tennessee Board of Regents
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
valid
5.25 miles-------
Nossi College of Art
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
5.58 miles$19,15030363%8 to 1-50.00%-
Mind Body Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
5.93 miles$9,4754869%12 to 1---
Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.52 miles$20,72410250%9 to 1---
The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.54 miles$17,90036100%7 to 1---
Remington College-Nashville Campus
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
6.76 miles$16,56526546%13 to 1---
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
7.77 miles$17,52137956%19 to 1---
DeVry University-Tennessee
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.79 miles$15,31248-5 to 1$17,552100.00%-
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc
Madison, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.97 miles-266--$90,000--
Nashville College of Medical Careers
Madison, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
9.39 miles$13,80068-11 to 1---
Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
9.53 miles$7,300-80%----
National College-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
valid
9.91 miles$17,361217-12 to 1---
EduMed Partners
Goodlettsville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.00 miles$4,3004096%17 to 1---
Master's Barber & Styling College
Old Hickory, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.34 miles$15,10027100%7 to 1---
Image Maker Beauty Institute
Hendersonville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
13.75 miles$17,80024100%7 to 1---
Empire Beauty School-Nashville
Brentwood, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
14.19 miles$17,1457980%24 to 1---
Average-$20,79653,32356%13 to 1$23,29366.89%1,198