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Total Enrollment 333,810
Undergraduate 281,923
Graduate 51,887
Men 134,398
Women 199,412

Student Population at Tennessee Colleges

At Tennessee colleges, there are 333,810 students including 281,923 undergraduate and 51,887 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2021-2022. By attending status, there are 231,984 full-time and 101,826 part-time students with gender distribution of 134,398 male and 199,412 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Tennessee colleges have a total enrollment of 333,810 with a gender distribution of 40.26% male and 59.74% female students for academic year 2021-2022.
Student Population By Gender
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total333,810134,398199,412
Undergraduate281,923115,152166,771
Graduate51,88719,24632,641
Full-time231,98496,066135,918
Part-time101,82638,33263,494
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Tennessee Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Tennessee colleges have a total of 231,984 full-time students and 101,826 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 199,290 students are attending classes with full-time status and 82,633 are part-time students. In graduate school, 32,694 students are full-time and 19,193 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total333,810231,984101,826
Undergraduate281,923199,29082,633
Graduate51,88732,69419,193
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Tennessee Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Tennessee colleges, 89,180 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 106,857 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 333,810 students. In undergraduate schools, 168,557 students enrolled in online courses and 27,480 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2021-2022)
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students333,810281,92351,887
Online Exclusively89,18071,54717,633
In Some Online Classes106,85797,0109,847
Not In Online Classes137,773113,36624,407
[Chart] Tennessee Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Tennessee colleges. There are 218,622 Caucasian, 58,386 Black/African American, 9,610 Asian, and 18,784 Hispanic students in Tennessee colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Tennessee Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total333,810134,398199,412
American Indian/Native American902375527
Asian9,6104,2385,372
Black/African American58,38619,58838,798
Hispanic18,7847,70211,082
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader472141331
White218,62290,333128,289
Two More10,8784,4136,465
Un-Known9,3543,8205,534
[Chart] Tennessee Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution