Best Tennessee Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 community colleges serving 100,145 students in Tennessee (16 public colleges and 18 private colleges).
For Tennessee community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,292 per year for in-state students and $15,501 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,714 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TN) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
4%
Black
17%
White
69%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
2%
TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Tennessee Community Colleges (2021-22)

  • College Location Students
  • 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132
    Memphis, TN 38137
    (901) 761-9494

    1,394 students
  • Fortis Institute-Cookeville
    Private for-profit
    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 526-3660

    214 students
  • 415 Golden Bear Court
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    (615) 217-9347

    142 students
  • John A Gupton College
    Private not-for-profit
    1616 Church St
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 327-3927

    168 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

    8,284 students
  • North Central Institute
    Private for-profit
    168 Jack Miller Blvd
    Clarksville, TN 37042
    (931) 431-9700

    61 students
  • Nossi College of Art
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    Private, for profit
    590 Creative Way
    Nashville, TN 37115
    (615) 514-2787

    300 students
  • Remington College-Memphis Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    2710 Nonconnah Blvd
    Memphis, TN 38132
    (901) 291-4239

    611 students
  • 1480 Nashville Pike
    Gallatin, TN 37066
    (615) 452-8600

    9,154 students
  • 1200 Poplar Ave
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 726-1977

    276 students
  • 248 Northgate Mall Drive
    Chattanooga, TN 37415
    (423) 305-7781

    283 students
  • 4501 Amnicola Hwy
    Chattanooga, TN 37406
    (423) 697-4400

    8,241 students
  • 3535 Adkisson Drive
    Cleveland, TN 37312
    (423) 472-7141

    3,892 students
  • 1665 Hampshire Pike
    Columbia, TN 38401
    (931) 540-2730

    6,221 students
  • 1510 Lake Rd
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    (731) 286-3200

    2,977 students
  • Fortis Institute-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105
    Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 320-5917

    379 students
  • 225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville, TN 37354
    (423) 442-2001

    253 students
  • 2691 Trenton Road
    Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 552-7600

    719 students
  • 560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 361-7555

    102 students
  • 2046 North Pky
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 424-3520

    4,862 students
  • 1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 226-3990

    1,692 students
  • 1820 Business Park Dr
    Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 553-0071

    404 students
  • 1515 Gallatin Pike North
    Madison, TN 37115
    (615) 859-8090

    319 students
  • 6015 Ledford Mill Road
    Tullahoma, TN 37388
    (931) 393-1500

    6,886 students
  • National College-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    1638 Bell Road
    Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 333-3344

    217 students
  • 2425 Hwy 75
    Blountville, TN 37617
    (423) 323-3191

    6,139 students
  • 10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville, TN 37933
    (865) 694-6400

    10,894 students
  • 6397 Lee Highway, Suite 100
    Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (423) 414-3247

    526 students
  • 441 Donelson Pk Ste 150
    Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 889-5520

    265 students
  • 276 Patton Lane
    Harriman, TN 37748
    (865) 354-3000

    5,688 students
  • 3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville, TN 37909
    (865) 251-1800

    2,722 students
  • 737 Union Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 333-5000

    9,347 students
  • 500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
    Morristown, TN 37813
    (423) 585-2600

    6,144 students
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