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Most Favored Tennessee Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Tennessee. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Le Moyne-Owen College, has the highest yield rate of 41.84% for academic year 2020-2021 in Tennessee. Cumberland University is positioned second with 41.00% yield and Vanderbilt University follows them with 40%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Tennessee.
Most Favored Tennessee Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2021)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Le Moyne-Owen College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
41.84% 221 141 59 63.80%
2Cumberland University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLebanon, TN
41.00% 2,872 1,544 633 53.76%
3Vanderbilt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
39.87% 36,646 4,259 1,698 11.62%
4Milligan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMilligan, TN
38.52% 518 514 198 99.23%
5Trevecca Nazarene University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
38.13% 1,461 918 350 62.83%
6Lee University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCleveland, TN
36.91% 2,236 1,856 685 83.01%
7Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMcKenzie, TN
36.42% 1,717 1,307 476 76.12%
8Middle Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, TN
36.10% 9,096 8,568 3,093 94.20%
9The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Public, 4 or more yearsChattanooga, TN
33.68% 7,938 6,597 2,222 83.11%
10King University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBristol, TN
33.62% 781 470 158 60.18%