Tennessee College Tuition Statistics

The 2022 average tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges is $6,652 for Tennessee residents and $21,197 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $11,050 for Tennessee residents and $17,851 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Tennessee colleges is $13,862 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $14,359 for academic year 2020-2021.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2022 Tennessee Colleges Tuition

The following table lists Tennessee colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
American Baptist College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,474-13,07014,054$559-
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,975
($8,431)
$14,827
($9,841)
20,42620,494$582$734
Baptist Health Sciences University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,572-9,22810,926$524-
Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,430$25,18018,47519,320$1,448$1,350
Bethel University
McKenzie, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,482$11,72313,98813,988$528$558
Bryan College-Dayton
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,360$9,76010,75012,500$781$535
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,320$9,63212,59610,898$1,305$525
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,934
($4,430)
--11,400$725-
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,820$13,46312,60712,607$1,279$627
Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,216
($4,400)
--10,922$717-
Columbia State Community College
Columbia, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$18,124
($4,666)
--13,594$719-
Cumberland University
Lebanon, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,412$7,50015,17016,110$1,059$625
Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,752$17,10017,97616,000$1,489$950
Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,348--12,780$377-
Dyersburg State Community College
Dyersburg, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,226
($4,410)
--12,240$718-
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,740
($9,438)
$25,856
($10,736)
15,10217,916$591$1,329
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$10,690--17,952--
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,906$23,21614,50014,500$954$884
Welch College
Gallatin, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,582$8,10014,72814,800$667$450
Freed-Hardeman University
Henderson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,300$10,98011,7007,500$761$610
Jackson State Community College
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$18,076
($4,618)
--15,606$753-
John A Gupton College
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$11,583-10,50010,500$380-
Johnson University
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,274$9,58010,35211,677$588$454
King University
Bristol, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,838$14,20712,87812,300$654$361
South College
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,335$27,765-20,730$353-
Lane College
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,790-11,19010,380$477-
Le Moyne-Owen College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,076-6,8508,900$503-
Lee University
Cleveland, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,500$15,05012,37012,370$854$825
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,210$20,10414,7409,574$1,009$645
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,200$8,91016,10019,200$465$495
Maryville College
Maryville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,016-15,17615,176$952-
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$32,485----
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,088
($10,056)
$14,544
($10,908)
14,77314,773$516$723
Memphis Theological Seminary
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,860$15,945---$610
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$28,264
($9,232)
$27,432
($10,818)
14,06214,062$1,178$1,445
Motlow State Community College
Tullahoma, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,232
($4,416)
--11,462$544-
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,188
($4,372)
--14,752$716-
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,910$50,91014,55314,553$2,128$2,115
Roane State Community College
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,724
($4,636)
---$187-
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,246
($4,430)
--12,421$719-
The University of the South
Sewanee, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,418$18,24315,86215,862$1,542$792
Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,272
($4,456)
--10,700$720-
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,210$11,88012,49012,800$978$660
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Athens, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,590$21,84510,90011,500$659$672
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,966
($9,848)
$18,538
($10,474)
13,55013,550$1,047$926
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,664
($13,244)
$31,798
($13,380)
17,81617,816$1,262$1,650
The University of Tennessee-Martin
Martin, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,952
($9,912)
$16,838
($10,798)
10,92014,131$665$851
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,692
($8,336)
$22,836
($10,732)
13,99619,510$929$1,210
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,834
($9,802)
$20,702
($11,762)
14,25014,250$826$971
Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,898$11,58511,71022,186$1,040$624
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,238
($4,422)
--12,743$718-
Tusculum University
Greeneville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,510$7,20014,08814,088$803$400
Union University
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,510$11,66620,48020,050$1,222$623
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$56,966$52,16221,378-$2,373$2,150
Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,200
($4,384)
--15,760$717-
Walters State Community College
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,215
($4,399)
--8,576$741-
William R Moore College of Technology
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$8,850--22,645$349-
Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville
Clarksville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,969--12,780$362-
Nossi College of Art
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,150--9,800--
Remington College-Memphis Campus
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,468--13,427--
Richmont Graduate University
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,359$20,379---$717
Williamson Christian College
Franklin, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,755$13,350-12,885$574$694
Strayer University-Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-9,120$334$553
Hussian College-Daymar College Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,348--12,780$381-
Remington College-Nashville Campus
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$17,189--14,427--
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,199--12,800--
Visible Music College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,000-17,45617,456$675-
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,804--17,550$365-
Omega Graduate School
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,000$6,500---$500
Mid-South Christian College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,905-8,18717,345$367-
DeVry University-Tennessee
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,488$17,552-20,556$625$776
Milligan University
Milligan, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,140$9,79611,41810,886$1,005$606
Huntington University of Health Sciences
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,610$7,450-20,136$275$400
Fortis Institute-Cookeville
Cookeville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,458--19,350--
Arnolds Beauty School
Milan, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,750--18,175--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens
Athens, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--5,712--
Austin's Beauty College Inc
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--16,406--
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$16,855--18,752--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
Covington, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344--11,615--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson
Dickson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,192--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton
Elizabethton, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,492--8,998--
The Hair Academy LLC
Fayetteville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,990--27,313--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,625--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville
Hartsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,284--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald
Hohenwald, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--11,407--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro
Jacksboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--7,414--
Paul Mitchell the School-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,900--28,812--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston
Livingston, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--5,547--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie
McKenzie, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,328--
Genesis Career College-Cookeville
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,070--6,540--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,121--14,123--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--11,652--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,605--17,082--
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$33,466-21,86848,594--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern
Newbern, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,119--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris
Paris, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,867--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski
Pulaski, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,009--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley
Ripley, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,493--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump
Crump, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,141--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville
Shelbyville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,680--16,794--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville
Huntsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--8,112--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville
Crossville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--12,396--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville
McMinnville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,344--14,816--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,141--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,026--9,064--
Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,995--9,420--
Paul Mitchell the School-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--25,848--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,308--9,273--
Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500--24,501--
Queen City College
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,824--17,101--
Genesis Career College-Lebanon
Lebanon, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,495--17,188--
Brillare Beauty Institute
Cleveland, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--29,760--
North Central Institute
Clarksville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$17,802--30,464--
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$21,040--28,338--
Career Beauty College
Lawrenceburg, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,000--29,963--
Elite College of Cosmetology
Lexington, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,875--15,792--
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,800--20,838--
Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--23,972--
Love Beauty School Inc
Manchester, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--6,721--
Empire Beauty School-E Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--18,791--
Empire Beauty School-Nashville
Brentwood, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--15,899--
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--15,899--
Empire Beauty School-S Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--15,899--
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$7,745-----
The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,460--12,329--
Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology
Franklin, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,075--24,000--
Vibe Barber College
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,250--12,410--
Mind Body Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,675--11,799--
Ross Medical Education Center-Johnson City
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--13,635--
Sandra Academy of Salon Services, Inc
New Tazewell, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--15,000--
Gould's Academy
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,650--19,250--
Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--13,635--
Image Maker Beauty Institute
Hendersonville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,100--28,613--
Nashville Film Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,800--16,155--
Allied Health Careers Institute
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$1,200--2,783--
Master's Barber & Styling College
Old Hickory, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,100--22,051--
EduMed Partners
Goodlettsville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$5,300--15,119--
Massage Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,900--11,544--
Gould's Academy
Bartlett, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,650--32,926--
Health-Tech Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,542--21,738--
Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,900--7,077--
Average$21,197$17,85113,86214,359$786$816