Colleges Near Athens

Colleges and universities near me in the Athens, Tennessee area

There 51 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 239,023 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 13,458, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Athens. Driving time to these schools from Athens should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Sewanee The University of the South in Sewanee which is ranked #79 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is The University of Tennessee enrolling 30,559 students. In terms of affordability, Western Carolina University in Cullowhee offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,000 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Athens.


51 results

Tennessee Wesleyan College
T
Athens, TN
 
Tennessee Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,116enrollment
  • $13,183net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 850-1060SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

1 miles from Athens

Hiwassee College
H
Madisonville, TN
 
Hiwassee College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 253enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Athens

Bryan College
B
Dayton, TN
 
Bryan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,412enrollment
  • $15,988net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.55Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due May 1

23 miles from Athens

Cleveland State Community College
C
Cleveland, TN
 
Cleveland State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,074enrollment
  • $7,754net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

23 miles from Athens

Lee University
L
Cleveland, TN
Lee University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $17,629net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 970-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

25 miles from Athens

Roane State Community College
R
Harriman, TN
 
Roane State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,172enrollment
  • $4,721net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

30 miles from Athens

Southern Adventist University
S
Collegedale, TN
 
Southern Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 2,730enrollment
  • $24,491net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 970-1250SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

38 miles from Athens

Maryville College
M
Maryville, TN
Maryville College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,072enrollment
  • $19,548net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 880-1160SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.58Avg Weighted GPA

41 miles from Athens

Pellissippi State Community College
P
Knoxville, TN
 
Pellissippi State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,334enrollment
  • $5,973net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

42 miles from Athens

University of Phoenix Knoxville
P
Knoxville, Tennessee
 
University of Phoenix Knoxville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 27enrollment
  • $18,214net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Athens

Chattanooga State Community College
C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,452enrollment
  • $6,479net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

43 miles from Athens

Miller Motte Technical College Chattanooga
M
Chattanooga, TN
 
Miller Motte Technical College Chattanooga

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 351enrollment
  • $24,237net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Athens

Tri County Community College
T
Murphy, NC
 
Tri County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 991enrollment
  • $6,349net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Athens

University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus
P
Chattanooga, Tennessee
 
University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 487enrollment
  • $18,784net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Athens

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 252enrollment
  • $20,918net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Athens

Virginia College School of Business and Health
V
Chattanooga, TN
 
Virginia College School of Business and Health

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 327enrollment
  • $28,851net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Athens

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
T
Chattanooga, TN
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 11,728enrollment
  • $14,888net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

48 miles from Athens

Tennessee Temple University
T
Chattanooga, Tennessee
 
Tennessee Temple University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 730enrollment
  • $14,115net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

48 miles from Athens

FAQ's

The closest community college is Cleveland State Community College and is 23.3 miles from Athens. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Cleveland State Community College are $4,338 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Cleveland State Community College freshmen are usually B students in high school with average GPA of 3.18. Learn more about Cleveland State Community College admission chances.