Tennessee Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Tennessee by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 $73,022.

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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 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

$73,022 96 98
#2 Rhodes College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$63,851 79 91
#3 Sewanee The University of the South

Sewanee, Private Not For Profit

$62,880 81 78
#4 Belmont University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$51,320 64 39
#5 Lipscomb University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$50,048 67 74
#6 Maryville College

Maryville, Private Not For Profit

$49,536 48 71
#7 Union University

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$46,680 71 89
#8 Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$45,585 52 78
#9 The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Public Not For Profit

$44,908 68 62
#10 Memphis College of Art

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$43,670 NA NA
#11 King College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$42,786 50 48
#12 Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Private Not For Profit

$39,994 38 35
#13 Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Public Not For Profit

$38,288 43 40
#14 O'More College of Design

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$38,130 32 2
#15 Tusculum College

Greeneville, Private Not For Profit

$38,070 28 16
#16 Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$37,750 NA NA
#17 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Public Not For Profit

$37,694 51 54
#18 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Public Not For Profit

$36,674 41 33
#19 Milligan College

Milligan College, Private Not For Profit

$36,280 NA NA
#20 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$35,998 58 81