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 found

American Baptist College
A
Nashville, TN
 
American Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 123enrollment
  • $18,549net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

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Fisk University
F
Nashville, TN
Fisk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 780enrollment
  • $29,238net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 890-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT 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
  • $11,671net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 6-11ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Nashville

Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN
Belmont University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 8,260enrollment
  • $35,382net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

3 miles from Nashville

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Tennessee State University
T
Nashville, TN
 
Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,774enrollment
  • $10,325net 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

#8 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 3,927enrollment
  • $19,480net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-25ACT 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
  • $23,295net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 193enrollment
  • $34,412net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 800-1100SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

2 miles from Nashville

Fortis Institute Nashville
F
Nashville, TN
 
Fortis Institute Nashville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 379enrollment
  • $26,956net 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

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Lipscomb University
L
Nashville, TN
Lipscomb University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 4,620enrollment
  • $25,050net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

5 miles from Nashville

Daymar College Nashville
D
Nashville, TN
 
Daymar College Nashville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 102enrollment
  • $21,439net 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
  • $20,776net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

3 miles from Nashville

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,284enrollment
  • $6,711net 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
  • $21,373net price
  • 49%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

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 265enrollment
  • $24,476net 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
  • $21,204net 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 $4,191 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.