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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 50.68% for academic year 2019-2020 in Tennessee. Vanderbilt University is positioned second with 47.15% yield and Milligan University follows them with 42%. 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Le Moyne-Owen College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
50.68% 368 296 150 80.43%
2Vanderbilt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
47.15% 37,310 3,402 1,604 9.12%
3Milligan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMilligan, TN
41.70% 548 542 226 98.91%
4Cumberland University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLebanon, TN
40.37% 2,833 1,729 698 61.03%
5Lee University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCleveland, TN
40.10% 2,416 1,975 792 81.75%
6Middle Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, TN
39.39% 8,973 8,409 3,312 93.71%
7Freed-Hardeman University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHenderson, TN
39.16% 944 835 327 88.45%
8Bryan College-Dayton
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDayton, TN
38.61% 990 505 195 51.01%
9Tennessee Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAthens, TN
38.59% 877 539 208 61.46%
10Trevecca Nazarene University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
37.84% 1,662 1,036 392 62.33%