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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Tennessee. By school type, there are 2 public and 8 private schools in best schools in Tennessee. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Tennessee
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 The University of Tennessee-KnoxvilleKnoxville, TNPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Rhodes CollegeMemphis, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
4 Union UniversityJackson, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Lipscomb UniversityNashville, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Freed-Hardeman UniversityHenderson, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaChattanooga, TNPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Bryan College-DaytonDayton, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
9 Trevecca Nazarene UniversityNashville, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Belmont UniversityNashville, TNPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Tennessee is $28,517 for State residents and $34,276 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 67.24% and graduation rate is 68.30%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Tennessee
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Vanderbilt University $56,966 7.14% 93% 8:113,537
2 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville $13,244 / $31,664 74.94% 72% 17:130,559
3 Rhodes College $50,910 56.88% 85% 9:11,875
4 Union University $35,510 52.89% 68% 10:13,071
5 Lipscomb University $35,752 73.99% 71% 14:14,884
6 Freed-Hardeman University $23,300 87.88% 65% 13:12,188
7 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga $9,848 / $25,966 85.68% 54% 18:111,728
8 Bryan College-Dayton $17,360 - 58% 12:11,412
9 Trevecca Nazarene University $26,898 77.70% 49% 13:13,968
10 Belmont University $38,430 88.08% 68% 14:18,204
Average$28,517 / $34,27667.24%68.30%12.80:18,143
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Tennesseeand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.