Tennessee Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Tennessee?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Tennessee was $15,638 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $805 from the 2015-2016 average of $14,833 and represents a 5.43% annual increase. The list of Tennessee open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 open admissions colleges and universities in Tennessee, the most popular being Tennessee State University with 5,666 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,684. Martin Methodist College is the most expensive open admissions school in Tennessee with an in-state tuition of $22,746.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Tennessee Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
American Baptist College
Nashville, 98 Students
$8,760 - -
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
Chattanooga, 283 Students
$10,665 - -
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, 4,072 Students
$3,744 - -
Columbia State Community College
Columbia, 3,110 Students
$3,936 - -
Daymar College Clarksville
Clarksville, 503 Students
$15,000 - -
Daymar College Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro, 109 Students
$15,000 - -
Daymar College Nashville
Nashville, 74 Students
$15,000 - -
Fortis Institute
Cookeville, 214 Students
$15,101 - -
Fortis Institute Nashville
Nashville, 379 Students
$14,801 - -
Fountainhead College of Technology
Knoxville, 88 Students
$14,550 - -
Free Will Baptist Bible College
Nashville, 242 Students
$19,012 - -
Jackson State Community College
Jackson, 2,350 Students
$3,936 - -
John A Gupton College
Nashville, 49 Students
$10,418 - -
L'Ecole Culinaire
Cordova, 272 Students
$12,351 - -
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, 775 Students
$22,746 - -
Miller Motte Technical College Chattanooga
Chattanooga, 391 Students
$9,900 - -
Miller Motte Technical College Clarksville
Clarksville, 157 Students
$10,080 - -
Miller Motte Technical College Madison
Madison, 27 Students
$9,540 - -
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, 3,538 Students
$3,936 - -
National College of Business and Technology Nashville
Nashville, 91 Students
$15,732 - -