Average Tuition & Fees $16,000
Average Acceptance Rates 71.93 %
Total Student Population 339,830
Average Graduation Rates 55.20 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.34 to 1

Tennessee Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 177 colleges and universities in Tennessee State - 50 public and 127 private schools. By school level, there are 73 4 Year or high, 60 2-4 years, and 44 less than 2 years schools in Tennessee. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Tennessee Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)49
Private (for-profit)78
4 Year or High73
2-4 Year60
Less than 2 year44

Average Academic Statistics for Tennessee Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Tennessee colleges is 71.93% and the average graduation rate is 55.20% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 339,830 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Tennessee colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.34:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Tennessee.

[Chart] Tennessee Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee colleges is 14.884057971014 %
Average Retention Rate for Tennessee colleges is 72.296052631579 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Tennessee colleges are $15,989 for Tennessee residents and $16,000 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $16,449 for in-state students and $18,640 for out-of-state students.

Tennessee 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Tennessee State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Tennessee Colleges

Tennessee colleges and universities are offering 4,768 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Tennessee State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate50921
One but less than two years certificate49334
Associate's Degree50977
Two but less than four years certificate1103
Bachelor's Degree1,936128
Post Bachelor's Degree14440
Master's Degree761151
Post Master's Degree6414
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20213
Doctor's degree - professional practice384
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities at Tennessee State

In Tennessee, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 79 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 40 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 25 colleges have the ROTC programs and 49 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Tennessee schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Tennessee State
Online Completely1 out of 177 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes79 out of 177 Schools
Graduate Online Classes40 out of 177 Schools
ROTC25 out of 177 Schools
Weekend/Evening College86 out of 177 Schools
Teacher certificate39 out of 177 Schools
Study Abroad49 out of 177 Schools