Tennessee College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges is $6,740 for Tennessee residents and $20,998 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $11,292 for Tennessee residents and $19,530 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at Tennessee colleges is $13,247 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $13,394 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 Tennessee Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

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$500-
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,847
($8,303)
$14,669
($9,683)
17,85917,859$511$727
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,332-9,07410,924$453-
Belmont University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,650$23,51017,54517,545$1,280$1,260
Bethel University
McKenzie, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,448$11,03413,81813,818$373$561
Bryan College-Dayton
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,900$9,54410,50011,117$1,250$523
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,900$9,22711,73410,616$1,150$502
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,934
($4,358)
--11,400$711-
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,840$13,39512,24012,240$1,210$634
Pentecostal Theological Seminary
Cleveland, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$2,596$11,995--$100$486
Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,914
($4,338)
--10,291$692-
Columbia State Community College
Columbia, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,788
($4,582)
--14,217$692-
Cumberland University
Lebanon, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,000$6,60013,73014,970$956$550
Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,424$18,41416,53014,000$1,286$1,023
Hussian College-Daymar College Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,400--10,251$687-
Dyersburg State Community College
Dyersburg, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,914
($4,338)
--11,948$692-
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,406
($9,259)
$25,679
($10,559)
13,62713,627$1,183$1,321
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$10,690--16,309--
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,132$21,83214,02214,022$842$1,140
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
$22,950$10,98011,7007,500$750$610
Jackson State Community College
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,900
($4,324)
--15,606$524-
John A Gupton College
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$11,158-10,50010,500$335-
Johnson University
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,920$10,6709,36613,122$500$575
King University
Bristol, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,616$19,50012,59412,760$600$495
South College
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,025$27,550-18,540--
Lane College
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,790-11,19010,380$375-
Le Moyne-Owen College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,196-6,8508,500$449-
Lee University
Cleveland, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,770$13,79012,13012,130$755$755
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,740$18,12313,72011,060$925$716
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,900$8,91015,90019,200$980$495
Maryville College
Maryville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,578-14,49414,436$894-
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$28,089----
Memphis College of Art
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,130$34,690--$1,350$1,415
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,752
($9,912)
$14,202
($10,746)
14,87414,874$502$704
Memphis Theological Seminary
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,160---$580
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,742
($9,070)
$26,172
($10,350)
13,18813,188$1,078$1,376
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc
Madison, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$90,000---$585
Motlow State Community College
Tullahoma, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,920
($4,344)
--8,666$524-
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,870
($4,294)
--14,569$692-
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,198$49,19814,25014,250$2,045$2,045
Roane State Community College
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,758
($4,652)
--10,177$692-
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,928
($4,352)
--10,825$692-
The University of the South
Sewanee, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,056$17,84815,01815,018$1,531$820
Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,608
($4,378)
--10,700$692-
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,520$11,70011,89012,700$915$650
Southern College of Optometry
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Tennessee Wesleyan University
Athens, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,150$20,55010,55010,500$600$500
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,774
($9,656)
$18,334
($10,270)
13,55013,550$966$917
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,684
($13,264)
$31,798
($13,380)
17,14817,148$1,137$1,650
The University of Tennessee-Martin
Martin, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,788
($9,748)
$16,656
($10,616)
10,56613,514$594$841
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,732
($9,012)
$23,750
($11,286)
11,51211,512$881$1,105
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,798
($8,934)
$26,078
($11,558)
15,20015,200$980$1,240
Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,098$10,06711,10012,418$974$551
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,926
($4,350)
--12,383$692-
Tusculum University
Greeneville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,860$7,20014,14814,148$768$400
Union University
Jackson, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,415$9,02219,64019,340$1,050$550
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,070$49,12419,784-$2,117$2,026
Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$16,908
($4,332)
--15,564$692-
Walters State Community College
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$17,198
($4,327)
--8,576$728-
William Moore College of Technology
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$9,870--18,648$283-
Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville
Clarksville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,900--10,251$687-
Nossi College of Art
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,800--8,600--
Watkins College of Art Design & Film
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,750$24,75016,00019,000$760-
Remington College-Memphis Campus
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,399--12,843--
Richmont Graduate University
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$19,213---$699
Williamson Christian College
Franklin, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,350$11,200-12,885$525$575
Strayer University-Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135-13,419$329$553
Hussian College-Daymar College Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,000--10,251$687-
Remington College-Nashville Campus
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$14,818--14,049--
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
$20,250-11,02412,664$675$675
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$16,384--17,459$337-
Omega Graduate School
Dayton, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$6,800----
Mid-South Christian College
Memphis, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,525-8,82117,044$200-
DeVry University-Tennessee
Nashville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,697$17,552-18,812$538$776
University of Phoenix-Tennessee
Cordova, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752----
Milligan University
Milligan, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,650$8,67511,19010,894$930$582
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,682
($10,889)
$26,751
($14,471)
--$1,044$1,476
Huntington University of Health Sciences
Knoxville, TN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,610$7,450-18,800$265$400
Fortis Institute-Cookeville
Cookeville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,304--12,600--
Arnolds Beauty School
Milan, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,750--23,676--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens
Athens, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,296--5,880--
Austin's Beauty College Inc
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,425--16,406--
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,840--15,900--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
Covington, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,679--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson
Dickson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--9,036--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton
Elizabethton, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,765--8,866--
The Hair Academy LLC
Fayetteville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,990--15,575--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman
Harriman, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--9,493--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville
Hartsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,657--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald
Hohenwald, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$3,936--11,275--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro
Jacksboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,218--8,140--
Paul Mitchell the School-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,300--23,160--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston
Livingston, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--5,412--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie
McKenzie, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,305--
Genesis Career College-Cookeville
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,070--6,160--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,011--13,581--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown
Morristown, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--10,944--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,105--13,090--
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$32,373-21,01426,208--
Nashville College of Medical Careers
Madison, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,800--14,841--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern
Newbern, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,998--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris
Paris, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--10,021--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski
Pulaski, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,569--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley
Ripley, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,976--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump
Crump, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--13,804--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville
Shelbyville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,605--16,578--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville
Huntsville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--7,800--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville
Crossville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--12,252--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville
McMinnville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,248--14,160--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,987--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,929--10,582--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Whiteville
Whiteville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--10,780--
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
$15,800--23,220--
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Nashville, TN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,236--8,536--
Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design
Cookeville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--23,459--
Queen City College
Clarksville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,824--11,323--
Genesis Career College-Lebanon
Lebanon, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,495--14,350--
Franklin Academy
Cleveland, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,325--28,410--
North Central Institute
Clarksville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$17,802--33,609--
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$21,040--27,225--
Career Beauty College
Lawrenceburg, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,700--27,138--
Elite College of Cosmetology
Lexington, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,875--13,572--
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,800--21,313--
Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,000--24,035--
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--17,136--
Empire Beauty School-Nashville
Brentwood, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--14,513--
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
Jackson, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--14,513--
Empire Beauty School-S Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,145--14,513--
Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting
Nashville, TN
Private, 2-4 years
$7,495-----
The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,900--12,329--
Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology
Franklin, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,075--19,063--
Vibe Barber College
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,200--12,410--
Mind Body Institute
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,475--11,268--
Ross Medical Education Center-Johnson City
Johnson City, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--13,141--
Sandra Academy of Salon Services, Inc
New Tazewell, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500--12,220--
Gould's Academy
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,750--19,250--
Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990--13,141--
Image Maker Beauty Institute
Hendersonville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,800--32,600--
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--30,976--
EduMed Partners
Goodlettsville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$4,300--14,476--
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
$14,750--29,138--
Health-Tech Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,542--18,186--
Shear Perfection Academy of Cosmetology
Nashville, TN
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,900--35,000--
Average$20,998$19,53013,24713,394$783$830