Tennessee Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in Tennessee

There are 22 public colleges and universities in Tennessee enrolling 222,001 students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with Tennessee state residency.  Tennessee is home to popular public schools like The University of Tennessee.


22 results

The University of Tennessee
T
Knoxville, TN
The University of Tennessee

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 28,894enrollment
  • $21,024net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
University of Memphis
M
Memphis, TN
University of Memphis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 21,458enrollment
  • $13,481net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
Middle Tennessee State University
M
Murfreesboro, TN
Middle Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 21,631enrollment
  • $11,964net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
Tennessee State University
T
HBCU
Nashville, TN
Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,774enrollment
  • $11,460net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
T
Chattanooga, TN
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 11,638enrollment
  • $13,927net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Austin Peay State University
A
Clarksville, TN
Austin Peay State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 10,954enrollment
  • $13,440net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
East Tennessee State University
E
Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 14,317enrollment
  • $14,696net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Nashville State Community College
N
Nashville, TN
Nashville State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,284enrollment
  • $7,168net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Tennessee Technological University
T
Cookeville, TN
Tennessee Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 10,186enrollment
  • $16,634net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 990-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Chattanooga State Community College
C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,241enrollment
  • $6,821net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Southwest Tennessee Community College
S
Memphis, TN
 
Southwest Tennessee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,347enrollment
  • $4,370net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
The University of Tennessee Martin
T
Martin, TN
 
The University of Tennessee Martin

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 7,048enrollment
  • $11,673net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Pellissippi State Community College
P
Knoxville, TN
 
Pellissippi State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,894enrollment
  • $6,293net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Volunteer State Community College
V
Gallatin, TN
 
Volunteer State Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,154enrollment
  • $6,181net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Roane State Community College
R
Harriman, TN
 
Roane State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,688enrollment
  • $4,924net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Columbia State Community College
C
Columbia, TN
 
Columbia State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,221enrollment
  • $6,645net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Motlow State Community College
M
Tullahoma, TN
 
Motlow State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 6,886enrollment
  • $8,124net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Cleveland State Community College
C
Cleveland, TN
 
Cleveland State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,264enrollment
  • $5,331net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA