Colleges Near Nashville

Colleges and universities near me in the Nashville, Tennessee area

There are 17 colleges in Nashville and 29 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 102,163 students.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 601,222, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Nashville. Driving time to these schools from Nashville should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Vanderbilt University. The largest college in the area is Middle Tennessee State University enrolling 21,631 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 Nashville.


29 results

American Baptist College
A
HBCU
Nashville, TN
 
American Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 123enrollment
  • $18,759net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Fisk University
F
HBCU
Nashville, TN
Fisk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 780enrollment
  • $24,225net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA

1 miles from Nashville

John A Gupton College
J
Nashville, TN
 
John A Gupton College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 168enrollment
  • $10,439net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Nashville

Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN
Belmont University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 8,260enrollment
  • $36,976net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

3 miles from Nashville

Tennessee State University
T
HBCU
Nashville, TN
Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,774enrollment
  • $11,460net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Trevecca Nazarene University
T
Nashville, TN
Trevecca Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 3,927enrollment
  • $18,036net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1288SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

3 miles from Nashville

Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $25,855net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Watkins College of Art Design & Film
W
Nashville, TN
 
Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 193enrollment
  • $30,279net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 905-1195SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Fortis Institute Nashville
F
Nashville, TN
 
Fortis Institute Nashville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 379enrollment
  • $23,207net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Aquinas College
A
Nashville, TN
Aquinas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 342enrollment
  • $20,892net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

4 miles from Nashville

Lipscomb University
L
Nashville, TN
Lipscomb University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 4,620enrollment
  • $26,013net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

5 miles from Nashville

Daymar College Nashville
D
Nashville, TN
 
Daymar College Nashville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 102enrollment
  • $21,069net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Nashville

Free Will Baptist Bible College
F
Nashville, TN
 
Free Will Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 403enrollment
  • $21,329net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

3 miles from Nashville

Nashville State Community College
N
Nashville, TN
Nashville State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,284enrollment
  • $7,168net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Nashville

Nossi College of Art
N
Madison, TN
 
Nossi College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 303enrollment
  • $21,276net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Nashville

University of Phoenix Nashville Campus
P
Nashville, Tennessee
 
University of Phoenix Nashville Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,537enrollment
  • $18,150net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Nashville

Remington College Nashville Campus
R
Nashville, TN
 
Remington College Nashville Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 265enrollment
  • $20,250net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Nashville

National College of Business and Technology Nashville
N
Nashville, TN
 
National College of Business and Technology Nashville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 217enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Nashville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Nashville State Community College and is 4.7 miles from Nashville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Nashville State Community College are $4,294 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Nashville State Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.