Tennessee Community Colleges

There are 47 community colleges located throughout Tennessee (19 public colleges and 28 private colleges), serving 106,196 students.
For Tennessee community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,142 per year for in-state students and $13,470 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,547 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76% (view national acceptance rates).
Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TN) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
3%
Black
21%
White
69%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
3%

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