Average Tuition & Fees $16,364
Average Acceptance Rates 71.30 %
Total Student Population 338,382
Average Graduation Rates 56.25 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.08 to 1

Tennessee Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 181 colleges and universities are active in Tennessee - 52 public and 129 private schools. By school level, there are 76 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
Public52 schools
Private (not-for-profit)53 schools
Private (for-profit)76 schools
4 Year or High76 schools
2-4 Year59 schools
Less than 2 year46 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Tennessee Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Tennessee colleges is 71.30% and the average graduation rate is 56.25% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 338,382 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Tennessee colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.08 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Tennessee.
[Chart] 2022 Tennessee Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee colleges is 18.911111111111 %
Average Retention Rate for Tennessee colleges is 71.894039735099 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Tennessee colleges are $13,526 for Tennessee residents and $16,364 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $16,558 for in-state students and $19,393 for out-of-state students.
Tennessee 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Tennessee State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Tennessee Colleges

Tennessee colleges and universities are offering 4,885 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
One but less than two years certificate50934
Associate's Degree50278
Two but less than four years certificate1162
Bachelor's Degree1,97994
Post Bachelor's Degree21141
Master's Degree814140
Post Master's Degree7915
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship22016
Doctor's degree - professional practice432
Doctor's degree - other31

Special Learning Opportunities at Tennessee State

In Tennessee, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 74 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 38 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 25 colleges have the ROTC programs and 47 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 148 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes74 out of 148 Schools
Graduate Online Classes38 out of 148 Schools
ROTC25 out of 148 Schools
Weekend/Evening College77 out of 148 Schools
Teacher certificate37 out of 148 Schools
Study Abroad47 out of 148 Schools