Tennessee Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Tennessee for 2020

There are 86 colleges and universities in Tennessee enrolling 224,361 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Tennessee below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Tennessee offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Tennessee is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Vanderbilt University and The University of Tennessee and Belmont University.

The highest ranked college in Tennessee is Vanderbilt University and the top rated public state college is The University of Tennessee. Local college options can be explored in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga or other cities.


86 results found

Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN

Private 4 Year

10% acceptance rate

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $23,295net price
  • $49,816tuition
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 28,894enrollment
  • $20,995net price
  • $13,006tuition
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
University of Memphis
M
Memphis, TN

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 21,458enrollment
  • $13,663net price
  • $9,317tuition
  • 970-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN

Private 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 8,260enrollment
  • $35,382net price
  • $34,310tuition
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Middle Tennessee State University
M
Murfreesboro, TN

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 21,631enrollment
  • $11,916net price
  • $8,858tuition
  • 1020-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
Tennessee State University
T
Nashville, TN
 

Public 4 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 7,774enrollment
  • $10,325net price
  • $8,792tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA
Fisk University
F
Nashville, TN

Private 4 Year

71% acceptance rate

  • 780enrollment
  • $29,238net price
  • $21,480tuition
  • 890-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
T
Chattanooga, TN

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 11,638enrollment
  • $14,706net price
  • $8,664tuition
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Rhodes College
R
Memphis, TN

Private 4 Year

45% acceptance rate

  • 2,036enrollment
  • $29,144net price
  • $47,890tuition
  • 1240-1410SAT range
  • 28-31ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA
Austin Peay State University
A
Clarksville, TN

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 10,954enrollment
  • $13,045net price
  • $8,159tuition
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Lipscomb University
L
Nashville, TN

Private 4 Year

60% acceptance rate

  • 4,620enrollment
  • $25,050net price
  • $32,144tuition
  • 1060-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA
East Tennessee State University
E
Johnson City, TN

Public 4 Year

87% acceptance rate

  • 14,317enrollment
  • $13,926net price
  • $8,935tuition
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Nashville State Community College
N
Nashville, TN

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 8,284enrollment
  • $6,711net price
  • $4,191tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Lee University
L
Cleveland, TN

Private 4 Year

89% acceptance rate

  • 5,386enrollment
  • $16,928net price
  • $17,690tuition
  • 960-1220SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Tennessee Technological University
T
Cookeville, TN

Public 4 Year

76% acceptance rate

  • 10,186enrollment
  • $14,702net price
  • $8,731tuition
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Maryville College
M
Maryville, TN

Private 4 Year

55% acceptance rate

  • 1,146enrollment
  • $18,597net price
  • $34,880tuition
  • 910-1160SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Le Moyne Owen College
L
Memphis, TN
 

Private 4 Year

93% acceptance rate

  • 885enrollment
  • $7,950net price
  • $11,196tuition
  • -SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA
Chattanooga State Community College
C
Chattanooga, TN
 

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 8,241enrollment
  • $7,062net price
  • $4,063tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA