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Total Enrollment 340,968
Undergraduate 291,178
Graduate 49,790
Men 141,345
Women 199,623

Student Population at Tennessee Colleges

At Tennessee colleges, there are 340,968 students including 291,178 undergraduate and 49,790 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 238,102 full-time and 102,866 part-time students with gender distribution of 141,345 male and 199,623 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

Tennessee colleges have a total enrollment of 340,968 with a gender distribution of 41.45% male and 58.55% female students for academic year 2020-2021.
Student Population By Gender
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total340,968141,345199,623
Undergraduate291,178122,524168,654
Graduate49,79018,82130,969
Full-time238,102101,486136,616
Part-time102,86639,85963,007
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - Tennessee Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

Tennessee colleges have a total of 238,102 full-time students and 102,866 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 206,699 students are attending classes with full-time status and 84,479 are part-time students. In graduate school, 31,403 students are full-time and 18,387 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total340,968238,102102,866
Undergraduate291,178206,69984,479
Graduate49,79031,40318,387
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - Tennessee Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For Tennessee colleges, 41,353 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 82,040 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 340,968 students. In undergraduate schools, 105,379 students enrolled in online courses and 18,014 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2020-2021)
Tennessee Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students340,968291,17849,790
Online Exclusively41,35329,49811,855
In Some Online Classes82,04075,8816,159
Not In Online Classes217,575185,79931,776
[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 223,823 Caucasian, 60,313 Black/African American, 9,234 Asian, and 18,227 Hispanic students in Tennessee colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
Tennessee Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total340,968141,345199,623
American Indian/Native American977424553
Asian9,2344,1965,038
Black/African American60,31321,14039,173
Hispanic18,2277,75410,473
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader364162202
White223,82394,850128,973
Two More10,8274,4286,399
Un-Known9,0493,8615,188
[Chart] Tennessee Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution