Top Memphis Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top community colleges in Memphis, Tennessee, serving 14,256 students.
  • For Memphis private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,232 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Memphis community colleges have a diversity score of 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Top Memphis, TN Community Colleges (2020)

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

    1,170 students
  • 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132
    Memphis TN  38137
    (901)761-9494

    1,310 students
  • 2710 Nonconnah Blvd
    Memphis TN  38132
    (901)345-1000

    633 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
  • 1200 Poplar Ave
    Memphis TN  38104
    (901)726-1977

    249 students
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