Tennessee Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $18,897 ($5,998)
Average Acceptance Rates 70.12 %
Total Student Population 340,265
Average Graduation Rates 53.38 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.31 to 1

Tennessee Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 189 colleges universities in Tennessee State - 50 public and 139 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Tennessee Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)51
Private (for-profit)88
4 Year or High76
2-4 Year59
Less than 2 year54

Average Academic Statistics for Tennessee State Colleges

[chart] Tennessee Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Tennessee colleges is 70.117647058824 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Tennessee colleges is 53.384146341463 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee colleges is 15.977777777778 %
Average Retention Rate for Tennessee colleges is 68.5875 %
Total Student Population for Tennessee colleges is 340,265
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Tennessee colleges is 15.3125 %

Tennessee Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Tennessee
Remedial services91 out of 189 Schools
Academic/career counseling service158 out of 189 Schools
Employment services for students123 out of 189 Schools
Placement services for completers156 out of 189 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children12 out of 189 Schools
Library facilities at institution142 out of 189 Schools

Offered Degrees At Tennessee Colleges

Tennessee colleges and universities are offering 4,746 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Tennessee State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate50634
One but less than two years certificate51168
Associate's Degree538122
Two but less than four years certificate1352
Bachelor's Degree1,910139
Post Bachelor's Degree13134
Master's Degree734115
Post Master's Degree467
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1958
Doctor's degree - professional practice383
Doctor's degree - other20

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Tennessee Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Tennessee colleges is $5,998 for Tennessee residents and $18,897 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $10,138 for in-state students and $17,507 for out-of-state students.

Tennessee 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Tennessee State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Tennessee State

Next table shows the number of Tennessee schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Tennessee State
Online Completely0 out of 189 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes82 out of 189 Schools
Graduate Online Classes32 out of 189 Schools
ROTC28 out of 189 Schools
ROTC Army27 out of 189 Schools
ROTC Navy5 out of 189 Schools
ROTC Air Force16 out of 189 Schools
Weekend/Evening College77 out of 189 Schools
Teacher certificate38 out of 189 Schools
Study Abroad49 out of 189 Schools
Campus Housing51 out of 189 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.