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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$21,013
($6,559)
Graduate
(in-state)
$17,610
($10,838)
Books & Supplies $1,335
On-Campus Living Costs $13,430
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,798

Average Costs of Attendance at Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $35,777 when a student lives on campus and $36,146 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,559 for Tennessee residents and $21,013 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,838 for Tennessee residents and $17,610 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,430 when a student lives on campus and $13,798 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Tennessee Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$21,324 (In-State)
$35,777 (Out-of-State)
$21,693 (In-State)
$36,146 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,559 (In-State)
$21,013 (Out-of-State)
$6,559 (In-State)
$21,013 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,335$1,335
Living Costs$13,430$13,798
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Tennessee Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $6,559 for in-state students and $21,013 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.07% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,351$6,542 $6,740$6,559
Out-Of-State$19,750$20,335 $20,998$21,013
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $10,838 for in-state students and $17,610 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -9.83% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$10,894$11,089 $11,292$10,838
Out-Of-State$19,280$18,952 $19,530$17,610
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $1,335. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -6.11% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,455$1,435 $1,422$1,335
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Tennessee Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $13,430 when a student lives on campus and $13,798 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.38% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.02% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$12,611$12,962 $13,247$13,430
Off-Campus$12,938$13,116 $13,394$13,798
[Chart] Living Costs - Tennessee Colleges