Colleges and Universities in Tennessee

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Knoxville, Tennessee
$29.684 Public 72%
2
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
$23.002 Public 67%
3
Memphis, Tennessee
$23.024 Public 68%
4
Johnson City, Tennessee
$22.561 Public 86%
5
Cookeville, Tennessee
$22.063 Public 93%
6
Chattanooga, Tennessee
$22.760 Public 78%
7
Clarksville, Tennessee
$21.372 Public 86%
8
Nashville, Tennessee
$42.978 Private Non-Profit 13%
9
Martin, Tennessee
$21.451 Public 77%
10
Knoxville, Tennessee
$14.100 Public 100%
11
Nashville, Tennessee
$19.218 Public 65%
12
Memphis, Tennessee
$14.081 Public 100%
13
Nashville, Tennessee
$27.380 Private Non-Profit 80%
14
Chattanooga, Tennessee
$14.091 Public 100%
15
McKenzie, Tennessee
$15.714 Private Non-Profit 51%
16
Cleveland, Tennessee
$13.750 Private Non-Profit 92%
17
Gallatin, Tennessee
$14.047 Public 100%
18
Morristown, Tennessee
$14.055 Public 100%
19
Blountville, Tennessee
$14.360 Public 58%
20
Nashville, Tennessee
$14.001 Public 67%
21
Harriman, Tennessee
$14.061 Public 99%
22
Nashville, Tennessee
$26.094 Private Non-Profit 53%
23
Collegedale, Tennessee
$19.790 Private Non-Profit 38%
24
Columbia, Tennessee
$14.047 Public 100%
25
Jackson, Tennessee
$14.044 Public 56%
26
Jackson, Tennessee
$26.880 Private Non-Profit 74%
27
Tullahoma, Tennessee
$14.328 Public 42%
28
Nashville, Tennessee
$0 Private For-Profit 42%
29
Cleveland, Tennessee
$14.045 Public 100%
30
Greeneville, Tennessee
$22.250 Private Non-Profit 72%
31
Memphis, Tennessee
$39.794 Private Non-Profit 58%
32
Bristol, Tennessee
$24.960 Private Non-Profit 64%
33
Nashville, Tennessee
$10.222 Private For-Profit 0%
34
Dyersburg, Tennessee
$14.067 Public 100%
35
Jefferson City, Tennessee
$23.696 Private Non-Profit 67%
36
Sewanee, Tennessee
$35.756 Private Non-Profit 60%
37
Jackson, Tennessee
$9.180 Private Non-Profit 49%
38
Harrogate, Tennessee
$19.490 Private Non-Profit 70%
39
Henderson, Tennessee
$20.468 Private Non-Profit 92%
40
Cordova, Tennessee
$10.840 Private For-Profit 0%
41
Memphis, Tennessee
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
42
Dayton, Tennessee
$21.150 Private Non-Profit 38%
43
Memphis, Tennessee
$28.210 Private Non-Profit 47%
44
Nashville, Tennessee
$22.330 Private Non-Profit 77%
45
Lebanon, Tennessee
$20.200 Private Non-Profit 47%
46
Maryville, Tennessee
$31.132 Private Non-Profit 73%
47
Athens, Tennessee
$21.800 Private Non-Profit 71%
48
Memphis, Tennessee
$9.760 Private Non-Profit 95%
49
Memphis, Tennessee
$12.307 Private For-Profit 51%
50
Pulaski, Tennessee
$22.272 Private Non-Profit 94%

Education in Tennessee

As of June 2014, 21.2 of Tennessee’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.22, four-year graduates – 15.17 and Master graduates – 5.7 of the Tennessee population.

Education of Tennessee

As of June 2014, the Tennessee’s average income per capita is 24294, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 44140. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 5.9 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 34.4. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 9.25 and 0 respectively.

Cost of living in Tennessee

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Tennessee makes 87, with the cost of food being 94.4 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 92. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 70. The index of Tennessee’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 91. The average transportation costs make 94, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 96 points.

Air pollution and health in Tennessee

Tennessee’s index of air quality is 91.2 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 72 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 91 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 252 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Tennessee

Tennessee’s annual rainfall is 51.9 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 6.2, while the United States in general get 25. There are 115 days with measurable precipitation, and 207 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 89 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 27.8 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 36 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov