univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,998
($6,740)
Graduate
(in-state)
$19,530
($11,292)
Books & Supplies $1,422
On-Campus Living Costs $13,247
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,394

Average Costs of Attendance at Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $35,667 when a student lives on campus and $35,814 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,740 for Tennessee residents and $20,998 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,292 for Tennessee residents and $19,530 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,247 when a student lives on campus and $13,394 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Tennessee Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$21,409 (In-State)
$35,667 (Out-of-State)
$21,556 (In-State)
$35,814 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,740 (In-State)
$20,998 (Out-of-State)
$6,740 (In-State)
$20,998 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,422$1,422
Living Costs$13,247$13,394
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Tennessee Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $6,740 for in-state students and $20,998 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.26% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$6,206$6,351 $6,542$6,740
Out-Of-State$19,128$19,750 $20,335$20,998
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $11,292 for in-state students and $19,530 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 3.05% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$10,593$10,894 $11,089$11,292
Out-Of-State$18,277$19,280 $18,952$19,530
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $1,422. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -0.89% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,463$1,455 $1,435$1,422
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Tennessee Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $13,247 when a student lives on campus and $13,394 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.20% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$12,370$12,611 $12,962$13,247
Off-Campus$12,650$12,938 $13,116$13,394
[Chart] Living Costs - Tennessee Colleges