Average Tuition & Fees $16,191
Average Acceptance Rates 71.93 %
Total Student Population 1,056,338
Average Graduation Rates 57.83 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.99 to 1

Tennessee Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 173 colleges and universities in Tennessee State - 52 public and 121 private schools. By school level, there are 68 four(4) Years or high, 59 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 46 less than tow(2) years schools in Tennessee. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Tennessee.
Tennessee College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)49
Private (for-profit)72
4 Year or High68
2-4 Year59
Less than 2 year46

2020 Average Key Statistics for Tennessee Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Tennessee colleges is 71.93% and the average graduation rate is 57.83% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 1,056,338 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Tennessee colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.99 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Tennessee.
[Chart] 2020 Tennessee Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee colleges is 18.56862745098 %
Average Retention Rate for Tennessee colleges is 71.802721088435 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Tennessee colleges are $13,469 for Tennessee residents and $16,191 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $16,543 for in-state students and $19,261 for out-of-state students.
Tennessee 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Tennessee State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Tennessee Colleges

Tennessee colleges and universities are offering 4,825 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 certificate47328
One but less than two years certificate49933
Associate's Degree52494
Two but less than four years certificate1062
Bachelor's Degree1,961134
Post Bachelor's Degree16448
Master's Degree784158
Post Master's Degree6921
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20518
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