Open Admissions Colleges in Tennessee

The 2023 Directory of Tennessee Open Admissions Colleges and Costs

Tennessee Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 $16,452 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of ($236) from the 2019-2020 average of $16,688 and represents a -1.41% annual decline. 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 5,631 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,128. Daymar College Murfreesboro is the most expensive open admissions school in Tennessee with an in-state tuition of $22,348.

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 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Tennessee Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
South College

Knoxville, Tennessee

$16,450 NA NA
Tennessee State University

Nashville, Tennessee

$7,128 NA NA
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
Vatterott Career College Memphis Appling Farms

Memphis, Tennessee

$10,241 NA NA
Vatterott Career College Memphis Dividend Drive

Memphis, Tennessee

$10,238 NA NA
Virginia College School of Business and Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee

$13,986 NA NA
William Moore College of Technology

Memphis, Tennessee

$7,225 NA NA
Williamson Christian College

Franklin, Tennessee

$13,905 NA NA