Best Tennessee Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 33 community colleges serving 100,234 students in Tennessee (16 public colleges and 17 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 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)

  • College Location Students
  • 1003 Monroe Ave
    Memphis, TN 38104
    (901) 572-2468

    989 students
  • 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
    (717) 380-1385

    980 students
  • 415 Golden Bear Court
    Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    (717) 380-1385

    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
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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

    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
    (717) 380-1385

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

    4,899 students
  • 1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 226-3990

    1,592 students
  • 1515 Gallatin Pike North
    Madison, TN 37115
    (615) 859-8090

    319 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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