Colleges Near Knoxville

Colleges and universities near me in the Knoxville, Tennessee area

There are 6 colleges in Knoxville and 54 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 212,949 students.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 178,874, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Knoxville. Driving time to these schools from Knoxville should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is The University of Tennessee. The largest college in the area is The University of Tennessee enrolling 28,894 students.

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 Knoxville.


54 results

South College
S
Knoxville, TN
 
South College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,722enrollment
  • $12,748net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Knoxville

The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN
The University of Tennessee

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 28,894enrollment
  • $21,024net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

1 miles from Knoxville

Fountainhead College of Technology
F
Knoxville, TN
 
Fountainhead College of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 88enrollment
  • $19,476net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Knoxville

Johnson University
J
Knoxville, TN
 
Johnson University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,088enrollment
  • $18,921net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1008-1206SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

11 miles from Knoxville

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

11 miles from Knoxville

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,894enrollment
  • $6,293net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Knoxville

Maryville College
M
Maryville, TN
Maryville College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,146enrollment
  • $19,778net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1016-1266SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

15 miles from Knoxville

Carson Newman College
C
Jefferson City, TN
 
Carson Newman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 2,560enrollment
  • $18,531net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 923-1178SAT range
  • 19-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

27 miles from Knoxville

Hiwassee College
H
Madisonville, TN
 
Hiwassee College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

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

37 miles from Knoxville

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

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,688enrollment
  • $4,924net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Knoxville

Walters State Community College
W
Morristown, TN
 
Walters State Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,144enrollment
  • $4,130net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Knoxville

Lincoln Memorial University
L
Harrogate, TN
Lincoln Memorial University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 4,798enrollment
  • $20,374net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

45 miles from Knoxville

Tennessee Wesleyan College
T
Athens, TN
 
Tennessee Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,008enrollment
  • $12,043net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

51 miles from Knoxville

Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
C
Pineville, KY
 
Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 131enrollment
  • $11,573net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Knoxville

University of the Cumberlands
t
Williamsburg, KY
 
University of the Cumberlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 13,472enrollment
  • $16,340net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

54 miles from Knoxville

Southwestern Community College
S
Sylva, NC
 
Southwestern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,366enrollment
  • $5,428net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Knoxville

Union College
U
Barbourville, KY
Union College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,333enrollment
  • $17,824net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

62 miles from Knoxville

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 963enrollment
  • $7,860net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Knoxville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Pellissippi State Community College and is 12.4 miles from Knoxville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Pellissippi State Community College are $4,378 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.