Tennessee Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Tennessee by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 63 colleges in Tennessee with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Tennessee? Pentecostal Theological Seminary tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Tennessee list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Tennessee Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Cleveland, TN

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

Victory University

Memphis, Tennessee

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

The University of Tennessee Martin

Martin, TN

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, TN

University of Phoenix Nashville Campus

Nashville, Tennessee

University of Phoenix Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee

University of Phoenix Memphis Campus

Cordova, Tennessee

University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Lane College

Jackson, TN

Mid South Christian College

Memphis, TN

Le Moyne Owen College

Memphis, TN