Tennessee In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Tennessee by In State Total Cost for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Tennessee by In State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Tennessee are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in Tennessee? Leading the colleges list is Vanderbilt University in Nashville with an in state total cost of $70,274.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Tennessee's Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$70,274 97 98
#2 Rhodes College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$61,954 78 89
#3 Sewanee The University of the South

Sewanee, Private Not For Profit

$60,940 80 79
#4 Belmont University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$49,570 63 25
#5 Maryville College

Maryville, Private Not For Profit

$48,532 47 65
#6 Lipscomb University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$48,204 68 73
#7 Union University

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$45,750 72 74
#8 Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$44,233 51 68
#9 Memphis College of Art

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$43,670 NA NA
#10 King College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$41,160 49 46
#11 Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Private Not For Profit

$39,224 47 60
#12 O'More College of Design

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$38,130 33 3
#13 Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$37,750 49 8
#14 Tusculum College

Greeneville, Private Not For Profit

$37,164 25 13
#15 Bryan College

Dayton, Private Not For Profit

$36,950 NA NA
#16 Milligan College

Milligan College, Private Not For Profit

$36,280 NA NA
#17 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$34,998 54 77
#18 Fisk University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$34,954 38 6
#19 Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, Private Not For Profit

$34,800 35 34
#20 Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Private Not For Profit

$34,600 46 83