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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$21,197
($6,652)
Graduate
(in-state)
$17,851
($11,050)
Books & Supplies $1,566
On-Campus Living Costs $13,862
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,359

Average Costs of Attendance at Tennessee Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $36,626 when a student lives on campus and $37,122 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,652 for Tennessee residents and $21,197 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,050 for Tennessee residents and $17,851 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,862 when a student lives on campus and $14,359 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Tennessee Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$22,080 (In-State)
$36,626 (Out-of-State)
$22,577 (In-State)
$37,122 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,652 (In-State)
$21,197 (Out-of-State)
$6,652 (In-State)
$21,197 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,566$1,566
Living Costs$13,862$14,359
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Tennessee Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $6,652 for in-state students and $21,197 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.32% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$6,542$6,740 $6,761$6,652
Out-Of-State$20,335$20,998 $21,131$21,197
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Tennessee colleges and universities is $11,050 for in-state students and $17,851 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 1.18% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$11,089$11,292 $11,173$11,050
Out-Of-State$18,952$19,530 $17,642$17,851
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Tennessee Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $1,566. The books & supplies costs are increased by 12.99% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,435$1,422 $1,386$1,566
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Tennessee Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Tennessee colleges and universities is $13,862 when a student lives on campus and $14,359 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.22% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.06% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$12,962$13,247 $13,430$13,862
Off-Campus$13,116$13,394 $13,798$14,359
[Chart] Living Costs - Tennessee Colleges