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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 8 to 1 where 1,524 faculty or instructional staffs teach 13,537 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), four-yearsNashville, TN
8 to 113,5371,249275
2Rhodes College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMemphis, TN
9 to 11,87518239
3The University of the South
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSewanee, TN
10 to 11,80017031
4Union University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsJackson, TN
10 to 13,071223140
5Christian Brothers University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMemphis, TN
11 to 11,918113123
6King University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBristol, TN
11 to 11,7468446
7Bryan College-Dayton
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDayton, TN
12 to 11,41239112
8Maryville College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaryville, TN
12 to 11,0727443
9Tennessee State University
Public, four-yearsNashville, TN
12 to 17,615366118
10Freed-Hardeman University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHenderson, TN
13 to 12,1889970