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Tennessee Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Tennessee Colleges is $37,666 for undergraduate schools and $34,039 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$8,278$22,160 $1,581$13,924$14,247
Graduate$11,050$18,534 $1,581$13,924$14,247
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Tennessee Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Tennessee Colleges is $8,278 for in-state students and $22,160 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$6,574$1,704 $21,221$940
Public Schools$6,574$1,704 $17,971$1,704
4 Years or High$9,622$1,704 $20,275$1,704
2-4 Years$4,465- $16,376-
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $22,710$685
4 Years or High-- $23,638$1,015
2-4 Years-- $16,215$25
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Tennessee Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Tennessee Colleges is $11,050 for in-state students and $18,534 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$9,461$1,589$17,546$989
Public Schools$9,461$1,589$19,872$1,614
Private Schools--$16,870$733
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Tennessee Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average On-campus living costs of Tennessee Colleges is $13,924 and off-campus living costs is $14,247. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$9,446$4,477$9,335$4,912
Public Schools$9,596$5,392 $9,414$4,713
4 Years or High$9,596$5,392 $10,489$5,789
2-4 Years-- $8,608$3,907
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$9,403$4,212 $9,297$5,006
4 Years or High$9,449$4,269 $9,148$4,891
2-4 Years$8,000$2,500 $10,244$5,735
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Tennessee Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Tennessee Colleges is $266 for in-state students and $791 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $520 for in-state students and $832 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$266$791 $520$832
Public Schools$266$740 $520$1,093
4 Years or High$382$844 $520$1,093
2-4 Years$186$669 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$819 -$751
4 Years or High-$855 -$751
2-4 Years-$365 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Tennessee Colleges