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 Control Carnegie Classification Enrollment[1] Founded Affiliation
University of Tennessee (Flagship university) Knoxville (main campus) Public Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity 28,894 1794
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Public Doctoral/Professional Universities 11,638 1886
University of Tennessee at Martin Martin Public Master's Colleges and Universities: Small Programs 7,069 1900
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis Public Doctoral University 685 1911
University of Tennessee Space Institute Tullahoma Public Research University 103 1964
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Public Doctoral/Professional Universities 21,913 1911
University of Memphis Memphis Public Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 21,521 1912
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Public Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 14,353 1911
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville Public Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 10,504 1915
Austin Peay State University Clarksville Public Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity 10,463 1927
Tennessee State University (HBCU) Nashville Public Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 8,177 1912
Vanderbilt University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity 12,824 1873 None
Belmont University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral/Professional Universities 8,250 1890 None (Christian)
Bethel University McKenzie Private (Not For Profit) Master's Colleges and Universities: Larger Programs 4,463 1871 Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Lee University Cleveland Private (Not For Profit) Master's Colleges and Universities: Medium Programs 5,386 1918 Church of God
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral/Professional Universities 4,798 1897 None
Lipscomb University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral/Professional Universities 4,620 1891 Churches of Christ
Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral/Professional Universities 3,927 1901 Nazarene
Union University Jackson Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral/Professional Universities 3,253 1823 Southern Baptist
Carson-Newman University Jefferson City Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 2,560 1851
Lane College Jackson Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1,232 1888
Maryville College Maryville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1,146 1819
Martin Methodist College Pulaski Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 910 1870
Milligan University Carter County Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 1,225 1866
Rhodes College Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 2,008 1848
The University of the South Sewanee Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 1,785 1857
Watkins College of Art Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 184 1885
Williamson College Franklin Private (Not For Profit) Master's Colleges and Universities: Small Programs 2,127 1793
American Baptist College Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Faith-related Institution 157 1924
Aquinas College Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Health Professions Institution 1961
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Health Professions Institution 1912
Bryan College Dayton Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1,433 1930
Christian Brothers University Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 1,844 1871
Crown College Powell Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 1916
Cumberland University Lebanon Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 2,405 1842
Emmanuel Christian Seminary Johnson City Private (Not For Profit) Special Focus Institution 1965
Fisk University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 780 1866
Freed-Hardeman University Henderson Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 2,038 1869
Harding School of Theology Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Faith-related Institution 1952
Johnson University Knoxville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 1,152 1893
King University Bristol Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 1,539 1867
Knoxville College Knoxville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 101 1794
LeMoyne-Owen College Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 2,038 1862
Meharry Medical College Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 828 1876
Memphis Theological Seminary Cordova Private (Not For Profit) Faith-related Institution 228 1852
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Franklin Private (Not For Profit) Faith-related Institution 1971
New College Franklin Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 960 2009
Nashville School of Law Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Special Focus Institution 567 1911
Oxford Graduate School Dayton Private (Not For Profit) Research University 1980
Southern Adventist University Collegedale Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 2,942 1892
Southern College of Optometry Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Health Professions Institution 538 1932
Tennessee Bible College Cookeville Private (Not For Profit) Faith-related Institution 10,186 1915
Tennessee Wesleyan University Athens Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1,012 1857
Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 3,927 1901
Tusculum University Tusculum Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 1,735 1794
Union University Jackson Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 3,253 1823
Watkins College of Art and Design Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 304 1885
Welch College Gallatin Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 404 1885
WGU Tennessee Statewide (online) Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 1996
The Art Institute of Tennessee Nashville Private (For Profit) Special Focus Institution 2006
Draughons Junior College Nashville Private (For Profit) Junior College 461 1879
South College Knoxville Private (For Profit) Research University 1,241 1882
Virginia College Roanoke Private (For Profit) Research University 24,639 1983

Defunct Colleges and Universities[edit]

Name Location Control Carnegie Classification Founded
Burritt College Spencer private (Not for profit) 1848
Hiwassee College Madisonville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1849
Memphis College of Art Memphis Private (Not For Profit) Masters University 1936
Lambuth University Jackson Private (Not For Profit) Research University
Morristown College Morristown Private (Not For Profit) Junior college 1881
O'More College of Design Franklin Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1969
Scarritt College Nashville Private (Not For Profit) Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges 1892
Tennessee Temple University Chattanooga Private (Not For Profit) Doctoral University 1946
Victory University Memphis Private (Not For Profit) 1941

Tennessee Board of Regents[edit]

Two-year institutions[edit]

Colleges of Applied Technology[edit]

Private institutions[edit]

Two-year institutions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carnegie Classifications | Institution Lookup". Retrieved 22 Nov 2016.

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