List of colleges and universities in Tennessee

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This is a list of colleges and universities in Tennessee. This list also includes other educational institutions providing higher education.

Map of the Primary Campuses for State of Tennessee 4-year Universities
University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee
UT at Chattanooga
UT at Chattanooga
UT at Martin
UT at Martin
University of Memphis
University of Memphis
East Tennessee St
East Tennessee St
Middle Tennessee St
Middle Tennessee St
Tennessee St
Tennessee St
Austin Peay St
Austin Peay St
Tennessee Tech
Tennessee Tech
4-year state university locations
Red pog.svg – University of Tennessee System
Blue pog.svg – Independent Institution

State of Tennessee Institutions[edit]

University of Tennessee System[edit]

Universities[edit]

Institution Location Carnegie Classification[1] Enrollment (Fall 2014)[1]
University of Tennessee (Flagship university) Knoxville (main campus) Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity 30,386
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Master's University: Larger Programs 11,670
University of Tennessee at Martin Martin Master's University: Medium Programs 7,042

Associated institutions[edit]

The University of Tennessee also operates the following associated institutions:

Independent Four-year Institutions[edit]

Institution Location Carnegie Classification[1] Enrollment (Fall 2014)[1]
University of Memphis Memphis Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity 21,059
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity 14,434
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity 22,729
Tennessee State University (HBCU) Nashville Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity 9,027
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity 10,111
Austin Peay State University Clarksville Master's University: Larger Programs 10,449

Tennessee Board of Regents[edit]

Two-year institutions[edit]

Colleges of Applied Technology[edit]

Private institutions[edit]

Large and medium-size private colleges and universities[edit]

Institution Location Carnegie Basic Classification[1] Carnegie Size Classification[1] Enrollment (Fall 2014)[1] Affiliation
Vanderbilt University Nashville Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity Large 12,686 None
Belmont University Nashville Master's University: Larger Programs Medium 7,244 None (Christian)
Bethel University McKenzie Master's University: Larger Programs Medium 6,229 Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Lee University Cleveland Master's University: Medium Programs Medium 4,965 Church of God
Lipscomb University Nashville Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity Medium 4,489 Churches of Christ
Union University Jackson Doctoral University: Moderate Research Activity Medium 3,846 Tennessee Baptist Convention
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate Master's University: Larger Programs Medium 3,735 None

Small private colleges and universities[edit]

Private liberal arts colleges[edit]

Private colleges and universities[edit]

Two-year institutions[edit]

For Profit Colleges[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]