#8 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Tennessee

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Trevecca Nazarene University overview
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Online trevecca.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Trevecca Nazarene University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Trevecca Nazarene University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a private Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. Founded in 1901, Trevecca offers a campus marked by Victorian architecture and extends across 90 acres just a mile from the bustling downtown district of the state capital. A comprehensive institution, Trevecca is known for programs in education, management, and music, with a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Residential facilities are available, and a significant portion of the student body resides on campus. In terms of selectivity, Trevecca has a competitive admissions process. While not primarily recognized for its athletic programs, the university competes as the Trevecca Trojans in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference for those sports in which it participates.

In the most recent statistical year 1,658 prospective students applied, and 1,175 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 378 enrolled in the school.  2,509 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 818 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $27,300 plus fees of $900. Trevecca Nazarene University is ranked 529 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Trevecca Nazarene University is rated within the top 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Trevecca Nazarene University overview
SAT 1010/1250
ACT 18/25
GPA 3.43

Applications Accepted

Trevecca Nazarene University overview
Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Trevecca Nazarene University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$0
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $9,900
Budget for Other Expenses$2,510
Total One Year Cost$40,610

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$45,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Trevecca Nazarene University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 43%
Education 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Computer and Information Sciences 4%

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