Shelby County Community Colleges

In Shelby County, Tennessee, you can find 10 community colleges serving 17,342 students.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is more than the state average of 29:1.

Shelby County Community Colleges

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Did You Know?
For Shelby, TN private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,580 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Shelby, TN is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Shelby, TN community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Shelby, TN is Southwest Tennessee Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.