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Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in Tennessee

This page lists colleges with the lower Student to Faculty Ratio (a faculty teaches/cares less students which means probably more attention/support on each student) in Tennessee. Vanderbilt University has the lowest students to faculty ratio of 7 to 1 where 1,532 faculty or instructional staffs teach 12,824 undergraduate students in Tennessee.
We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. We aslo exclude schools which total student population is less than 1,000.
The next table shows the schools that have low Student to Faculty Ratio with total number of students and faculties. Note that the actual ratio is computed based on number of undergraduate students and instructional staffs who teach undergraduate programs. It may differ from the number of faculties shown in below table. You may want to check colleges having the Highest Student to Faculty Ratio in Tennessee.
Colleges with Low Student to Faculty Ratio in Tennessee
NameStudent to Faculty Ratio# of Students# of Full-time Faculty# of Part-time Faculty
1Vanderbilt University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
7 to 112,8241,303229
2Rhodes College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
10 to 12,03618539
3The University of the South
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSewanee, TN
10 to 11,78517629
4Union University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, TN
10 to 13,247226151
5Bryan College-Dayton
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDayton, TN
12 to 11,36341111
6Christian Brothers University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
12 to 12,034105111
7King University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBristol, TN
12 to 11,94881118
8Maryville College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaryville, TN
12 to 11,1467754
9Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
12 to 17,774344112
10Carson-Newman University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJefferson City, TN
13 to 12,560121113