Four Year Colleges in Tennessee

The 2022 Directory of Tennessee Four Year Colleges and Costs

Tennessee Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Tennessee?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Tennessee was $20,024 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of ($911) from the 2019-2020 average of $20,935 and represents a -4.35% annual decline. The list of Tennessee four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 59 four year colleges and universities in Tennessee, the most popular being The University of Tennessee with 26,731 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,332. Vanderbilt University is the most expensive four year school in Tennessee with an in-state tuition of $52,781.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Tennessee colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Tennessee or cheap Tennessee colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Tennessee Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Tennessee Temple University

Chattanooga, Tennessee

$11,590 NA NA
Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Tennessee

$24,600 50 83
The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

$11,332 68 62
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee

$7,836 41 33
The University of Tennessee Martin

Martin, Tennessee

$8,214 45 69
Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Tennessee

$25,998 58 81
Tusculum College

Greeneville, Tennessee

$25,350 28 16
Union University

Jackson, Tennessee

$33,480 71 89
University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

$8,208 39 43
University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Chattanooga, Tennessee

$10,080 NA NA
University of Phoenix Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee

$9,480 NA NA
University of Phoenix Memphis Campus

Cordova, Tennessee

$10,080 NA NA
University of Phoenix Nashville Campus

Nashville, Tennessee

$9,462 NA NA
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

$52,781 96 98
Victory University

Memphis, Tennessee

$8,640 NA NA
Virginia College School of Business and Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee

$13,986 NA NA
Visible Music College

Memphis, Tennessee

$20,000 26 NA
Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, Tennessee

$22,800 NA NA
Williamson Christian College

Franklin, Tennessee

$13,500 NA NA