Tennessee Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Private Colleges by Enrollment

List of Private Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 41 private colleges in Tennessee with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. Vanderbilt University tops the list with a population of 12,824 students.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Tennessee Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
College Enrollment
V

Nashville, TN

12,824
B

Nashville, TN

8,260
B

McKenzie, TN

5,407
L

Cleveland, TN

5,386
L

Harrogate, TN

4,798
L

Nashville, TN

4,620
T

Nashville, TN

3,927
U

Jackson, TN

3,247
S

Collegedale, TN

2,942
C

Jefferson City, TN

2,560
C

Lebanon, TN

2,405
F

Henderson, TN

2,037
R

Memphis, TN

2,036
C

Memphis, TN

2,034
K

Bristol, TN

1,948
S

Sewanee, TN

1,785
T

Greeneville, TN

1,735
B

Dayton, TN

1,363
L

Jackson, TN

1,232
M

Milligan College, Tennessee

1,208