Tennessee Out of State Total Cost Ranking

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

Most Expensive Colleges in Tennessee by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Tennessee are listed by one year's out of 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 out of 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 Out of State Total Cost
College Out of 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 The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Public Not For Profit

$44,534 67 61
#9 Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

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

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$43,670 NA NA
#11 King College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$41,160 49 46
#12 Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Private Not For Profit

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

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$38,130 33 3
#14 Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Public Not For Profit

$37,978 45 42
#15 Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$37,750 49 8
#16 Tusculum College

Greeneville, Private Not For Profit

$37,164 25 13
#17 Bryan College

Dayton, Private Not For Profit

$36,950 NA NA
#18 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Public Not For Profit

$36,924 49 46
#19 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Public Not For Profit

$36,674 40 31
#20 Milligan College

Milligan College, Private Not For Profit

$36,280 NA NA