Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Tennessee

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Tennessee was home to 60 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 60 institutions enrolled 305,332 students in fall 2017: 259,390 in undergraduate programs and 45,942 in graduate programs. A total of 103,317 students attending post-secondary school in Tennessee took at least one distance education course, representing 33.8 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 30,115 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 25,716 (85.3%) of those residing in the state of Tennessee.

The majority of institutions were private nonprofit: including 36 four-year schools and 1 two-year school. The state was also home to 10 public four-year schools and 13 public two-year schools. Students enrolled in Tennessee's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

60 Degree Granting Institutions

 

305,332 Students Enrolled

 

103,317 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 305,332 students in fall 2017, the 60 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Tennessee offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Tennessee offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Tennessee

Austin Peay State University
601 College St
Clarksville, TN 37044 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Bryan College-Dayton
721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Chattanooga State Community College
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Cleveland State Community College
3535 Adkisson Drive
Cleveland, TN 37312 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Cumberland University
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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East Tennessee State University
1276 Gilbreath Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Freed-Hardeman University
158 E Main St
Henderson, TN 38340-2399 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Jackson State Community College
2046 North Pky
Jackson, TN 38301-3797 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Johnson University
7900 Johnson Dr
Knoxville, TN 37998 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Lane College
545 Lane Ave
Jackson, TN 38301-4598 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Lee University
1120 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37311 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Lipscomb University
One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-3951 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Maryville College
502 E Lamar Alexander Pky
Maryville, TN 37804-5907 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Memphis College of Art
1930 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2764 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc
315 Hospital Drive
Madison, TN 37115 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Milligan College
1 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Nashville State Community College
120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37209-4515 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, TN 37933-0990 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Richmont Graduate University
1815 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Sewanee-The University of the South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Southern College of Optometry
1245 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-2211 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Tennessee State University
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209-1561 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Tennessee Wesleyan University
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center

Memphis, TN 38163 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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The University of Tennessee-Martin
554 University Street
Martin, TN 38238 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Tusculum College
60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37743 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Memphis
Southern Avenue
Memphis, TN 38152 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Volunteer State Community College
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066-3188 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Watkins College of Art Design & Film
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Bethel University
325 Cherry Ave
McKenzie, TN 38201 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Carson-Newman University
1646 S Russell Ave
Jefferson City, TN 37760 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Christian Brothers University
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Columbia State Community College
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Dyersburg State Community College
1510 Lake Rd
Dyersburg, TN 38024-2411 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Fisk University
1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208-4501 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Hiwassee College
225 Hiwassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354-4001 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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John A Gupton College
1616 Church St
Nashville, TN 37203-2954 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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King University
1350 King College Rd
Bristol, TN 37620-2699 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Le Moyne-Owen College
807 Walker Ave
Memphis, TN 38126-6595 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Harrogate, TN 37752-9900 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Martin Methodist College
433 West Madison Street
Pulaski, TN 38478-2799 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Meharry Medical College
1005 DB Todd Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Memphis Theological Seminary
168 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104-4395 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Middle Tennessee State University
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Motlow State Community College
6015 Ledford Mill Road
Tullahoma, TN 37388 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Northeast State Community College
2425 Hwy 75
Blountville, TN 37617-0246 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112-1690 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Southern Adventist University
4881 Taylor Cir
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Southwest Tennessee Community College
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Tennessee Technological University
1 William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
615 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Rd
Nashville, TN 37210 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Union University
1050 Union University Dr
Jackson, TN 38305-3697 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Vanderbilt University
2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37240 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Walters State Community College
500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813-6899 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Welch College
1045 Bison Trail
Gallatin, TN 37066-8460 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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