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Affordable Tennessee Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) Tennessee colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. Middle Tennessee State University has the highest acceptance rate as of 94.20% for academic year 2019-2020 in Tennessee. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in Tennessee.
Affordable Tennessee Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1Middle Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, TN
94.20%9,0968,5683,09336.10%
2Austin Peay State University
Public, 4 or more yearsClarksville, TN
91.15%7,3466,6961,43821.48%
3University of Memphis
Public, 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
85.20%13,29811,3302,54122.43%
4Belmont University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
83.23%8,9267,4291,59521.47%
5The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Public, 4 or more yearsChattanooga, TN
83.11%7,9386,5972,22233.68%
6Tennessee Technological University
Public, 4 or more yearsCookeville, TN
79.63%6,7815,4001,72031.85%
7East Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJohnson City, TN
78.38%8,6866,8081,65124.25%
8The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Public, 4 or more yearsKnoxville, TN
78.15%25,42319,8675,51227.74%
9The University of Tennessee-Martin
Public, 4 or more yearsMartin, TN
64.95%9,0015,8461,11018.99%
10Vanderbilt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
11.62%36,6464,2591,69839.87%