Best Shelby County Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 community colleges serving 10,594 students in Shelby County County, Tennessee.
The top ranked community colleges in Shelby County, TN include Concorde Career College-Memphis, Baptist Health Sciences University and Remington College-Memphis Campus.
Shelby County, TN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.

Top Ranked Shelby County Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Private, for profit
5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132
Memphis, TN 38137
(901) 761-9494
| 1,317 students
Baptist Health Sciences University
Private not-for-profit
1003 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 572-2468
| 890 students
Remington College-Memphis Campus
Private not-for-profit
2710 Nonconnah Blvd
Memphis, TN 38132
(901) 291-4239
| 638 students
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 333-5000
| 7,371 students
1200 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 726-1977
| 378 students
[+] Show Closed Community Colleges in Shelby County, TN

Community Colleges in Shelby County, TN (Closed)

School
Location
Students
7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway
Cordova, TN 38016
(901) 381-0200
| 545 students
2655 Dividend Drive
Memphis, TN 38132
(901) 761-5730
| 667 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Shelby County, TN?
There are 5 community colleges serving 10,594 students in Shelby County, TN.
What is community college diversity score in Shelby County, TN?
Shelby County, TN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Shelby County, TN?
Community colleges in Shelby County, TN are approximately 68% minority students (majority Black).

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