Best Tennessee Community Colleges (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 33 community colleges serving 100,234 students in Tennessee (21 public colleges and 12 private colleges).
For Tennessee community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,149 per year for in-state students and $15,358 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,609 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include North Central Institute, Volunteer State Community College and Kaplan College-Nashville.
The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TN) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
6%
Black
18%
White
69%
Two or more races
3%
Unknown
2%
TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Tennessee Community Colleges (2022-23)

College
Location
Students
1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 572-2468
| 989 students
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Private, for profit
5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132
Memphis, TN 38137
(901) 761-9494
| 1,367 students
Fortis Institute-Cookeville
Private for-profit
1025 Highway 111
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 526-3660
| 214 students
2691 Trenton Road
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 552-7600
| 980 students
415 Golden Bear Court
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 225-4497
| 205 students
John A Gupton College
Private not-for-profit
1616 Church St
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 327-3927
| 164 students
Kaplan College-Nashville
Private, for profit
750 Envious Lane
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 279-8300
| 369 students
120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 353-3333
| 7,885 students
North Central Institute
Private for-profit
168 Jack Miller Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37042
(931) 431-9700
| 77 students
Nossi College of Art
Nossi College of Art Photo - Nossi College of Art, located a few miles from downtown Nashville with easy access to most interstates, gives creative students a college built specifically for them.
Private, for profit
590 Creative Way
Nashville, TN 37115
(615) 514-2787
| 300 students
2710 Nonconnah Blvd
Memphis, TN 38132
(901) 291-4239
| 656 students
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 452-8600
| 9,144 students
2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 383-4848
| 158 students
248 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415
(423) 305-7781
| 503 students
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406
(423) 697-4400
| 8,050 students
3535 Adkisson Drive
Cleveland, TN 37312
(423) 472-7141
| 3,370 students
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 540-2730
| 6,305 students
1510 Lake Rd
Dyersburg, TN 38024
(731) 286-3200
| 2,840 students
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Private for-profit
3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 320-5917
| 427 students
560 Royal Parkway
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 361-7555
| 181 students
2046 North Pky
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 424-3520
| 4,899 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Private for-profit
1524 Gallatin Rd
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-3990
| 1,592 students
Miller-Motte Technical College-Madison
Private, for profit
1515 Gallatin Pike North
Madison, TN 37115
(615) 859-8090
| 319 students
Motlow State Community College
Motlow State Community College Photo - Hiatt-Spivey building on Motlow's Smyrna campus.
Public
6015 Ledford Mill Road
Tullahoma, TN 37388
(931) 393-1500
| 6,992 students
2425 Hwy 75
Blountville, TN 37617
(423) 323-3191
| 6,085 students
10915 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, TN 37933
(865) 694-6400
| 10,694 students
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Chattanooga
Private for-profit
6397 Lee Highway, Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 414-3247
| 448 students
441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-5520
| 265 students
Roane State Community College
Roane State Community College Photo - Roane State features small class sizes. Visit www.roanestate.edu for information about our programs.
Public
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748
(865) 354-3000
| 5,861 students
South College
Private for-profit
3904 Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
(865) 251-1800
| 2,843 students
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 333-5000
| 9,433 students
500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 585-2600
| 6,279 students
1200 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 726-1977
| 340 students
[+] Show Closed Community Colleges in Tennessee

Community Colleges in Tennessee (Closed)

School
Location
Students
560 Royal Parkway
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 361-7555
| 38 students
5600 Brainerd Rd Suite G-1
Chattanooga, TN 37411
(423) 510-6800
| 226 students
7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway
Cordova, TN 38016
(901) 381-0200
| 545 students
1820 Business Park Dr
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 553-0071
| 404 students
1638 Bell Road
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 333-3344
| 217 students
2655 Dividend Drive
Memphis, TN 38132
(901) 761-5730
| 667 students
1186 Highway 45 Bypass
Jackson, TN 38301
(731) 668-7240
| 211 students

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