Colleges in Tennessee: Ratings & Statistics
There are around 200 colleges in Tennessee. This is 3% of all colleges listed in the USA. Top cities in Tennessee with most colleges are Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Jackson and Cookeville. You may find a list of all categories of Tennessee colleges on this page. Click on a category to find all colleges of Tennessee of that type.
Top 10 Colleges in Tennessee
Visit the top colleges in Tennessee. Following is a list of top 10 colleges based on US News Best Colleges 2022 ranking. Click on a college to find its detailed information.
- Vanderbilt University, Nashville
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Belmont University, Nashville
- Union University, Jackson
- Lipscomb University, Nashville
- Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate
- University of Memphis, Memphis
- Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville
- East Tennessee State University, Johnson City
- Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Murfreesboro
Students by Race
The following chart shows distribution of college students in Tennessee based on their racial backgrounds.
Students by Gender
Following chart displays the ratio of male and female students studying in various colleges and universities of Tennessee.
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Classification of Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in College
Find in Tennessee
Colleges of Tennessee are listed in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find Tennessee colleges of that type.
- Public Colleges (40)
- Private Colleges (96)
- Community Colleges (13)
- Universities (38)
- Training Schools (16)