Tennessee Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

List of Public Colleges by Acceptance Rate

Below is a ranking of the 22 public colleges in Tennessee with the lowest acceptance rate for freshman undergraduate applications. The University of Tennessee Martin leads the list by accepting 69% of high school students that applied.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of Tennessee Public Colleges Ranked by Lowest Acceptance Rate
College Acceptance Rate
T

Martin, TN

69%
T

Chattanooga, TN

76%
T

Cookeville, TN

76%
T

Knoxville, TN

78%
M

Memphis, TN

84%
E

Johnson City, TN

87%
A

Clarksville, TN

94%
M

Murfreesboro, TN

94%
C

Chattanooga, TN

100%
C

Cleveland, TN

100%
C

Columbia, TN

100%
D

Dyersburg, TN

100%
J

Jackson, TN

100%
M

Tullahoma, TN

100%
N

Nashville, TN

100%
R

Harriman, TN

100%
S

Memphis, TN

100%
P

Knoxville, TN

100%
T

Nashville, TN

100%
N

Blountville, TN

100%