Top Knox County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Knox County, Tennessee, serving 11,463 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 74% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Top Knox County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 10208 Technology Drive
    Knoxville TN  37932
    (865)688-9422

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

    10,099 students
  • South College
    Private, for profit
    3904 Lonas Road
    Knoxville TN  37909
    (865)251-1800

    1,241 students
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