Top Tennessee Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 41 top community colleges located throughout Tennessee (16 public colleges and 25 private colleges), serving 100,039 students.
  • For Tennessee community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 75% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 26% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(TN) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
3%
Black
17%
White
74%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
2%
TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Tennessee Community Colleges by Town (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Aquinas College
    Private, non-profit
    4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville TN  37205
    (615)297-7545

    472 students
  • 1003 Monroe Ave
    Memphis TN  38104
    (901)572-2468

    1,170 students
  • 248 Northgate Mall Drive
    Chattanooga TN  37415
    (423)624-0078

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

    9,332 students
  • 3535 Adkisson Drive
    Cleveland TN  37312
    (423)472-7141

    3,500 students
  • 1665 Hampshire Pike
    Columbia TN  38401
    (931)540-2722

    5,117 students
  • 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132
    Memphis TN  38137
    (901)761-9494

    1,310 students
  • Daymar Institute-Clarksville
    Private, for profit
    2691 Trenton Road
    Clarksville TN  37040
    (931)552-7600

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

    131 students
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)361-7555

    89 students
  • 1510 Lake Rd
    Dyersburg TN  38024
    (731)286-3200

    2,847 students
  • Fortis Institute-Cookeville
    Private, for profit
    1025 Highway 111
    Cookeville TN  38501
    (931)526-3660

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

    367 students
  • 10208 Technology Drive
    Knoxville TN  37932
    (865)688-9422

    123 students
  • Hiwassee College
    Hiwassee College Photo - Rymer Student Life Center
    Private, non-profit
    225 Hiwassee College Drive
    Madisonville TN  37354
    (423)442-2001

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

    4,924 students
  • John A Gupton College
    Private, non-profit
    1616 Church St
    Nashville TN  37203
    (615)327-3927

    129 students
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN  37217
    (615)279-8300

    369 students
  • 1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville TN  37206
    (615)226-3990

    1,782 students
  • 6397 Lee Highway, Suite 100
    Chattanooga TN  37421
    (423)510-9675

    348 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

    4,758 students
  • 120 White Bridge Rd
    Nashville TN  37209
    (615)353-3333

    10,193 students
  • National College-Nashville
    Private, for profit
    1638 Bell Road
    Nashville TN  37211
    (615)333-3344

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

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

    5,865 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 Cheron Rd
    Madison TN  37115
    (615)514-2787

    300 students
  • 10915 Hardin Valley Road
    Knoxville TN  37933
    (865)694-6400

    10,099 students
  • 2710 Nonconnah Blvd
    Memphis TN  38132
    (901)345-1000

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

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

    6,094 students
  • South College
    Private, for profit
    3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville TN  37909
    (865)251-1800

    1,241 students
  • 737 Union Avenue
    Memphis TN  38103
    (901)333-5000

    10,227 students
  • Vatterott College-Dividend
    Private, for profit
    2655 Dividend Drive
    Memphis TN  38132
    (901)761-5730

    667 students
  • Show 6 more community colleges in Tennessee
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