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
#21 Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Public Not For Profit

$35,948 51 36
#22 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$34,998 54 77
#23 Fisk University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$34,954 38 6
#24 Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, Private Not For Profit

$34,800 35 34
#25 Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Private Not For Profit

$34,600 46 83
#26 Cumberland University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$33,220 33 2
#27 South College

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$33,110 NA NA
#28 Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, Private Not For Profit

$32,390 57 69
#29 Tennessee State University

Nashville, Public Not For Profit

$32,244 NA NA
#30 Freed Hardeman University

Henderson, Private Not For Profit

$32,200 43 57
#31 Aquinas College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$32,000 69 74
#32 Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, Private Not For Profit

$31,260 NA NA
#33 Hiwassee College

Madisonville, Private Not For Profit

$29,358 NA NA
#34 Lee University

Cleveland, Private Not For Profit

$28,695 37 28
#35 Free Will Baptist Bible College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$28,310 NA NA
#36 Bethel University

McKenzie, Private Not For Profit

$27,408 24 14
#37 Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, Public Not For Profit

$26,939 31 10
#38 Visible Music College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$26,250 39 5
#39 Daymar College Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro, Private For Profit

$25,840 NA NA
#40 Daymar College Clarksville

Clarksville, Private For Profit

$25,740 NA NA
#41 University of Memphis

Memphis, Public Not For Profit

$25,527 41 46
#42 Williamson Christian College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$25,350 NA NA
#43 Daymar College Nashville

Nashville, Private For Profit

$25,240 NA NA
#44 Johnson University

Knoxville, Private Not For Profit

$25,066 51 32
#45 Nossi College of Art

Madison, Private For Profit

$23,900 NA NA
#46 DeVry University Tennessee

Memphis, Private For Profit

$23,769 NA NA
#47 The University of Tennessee Martin

Martin, Public Not For Profit

$23,584 48 72
#48 Fountainhead College of Technology

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$23,132 NA NA
#49 Virginia College School of Business and Health

Chattanooga, Private For Profit

$22,852 NA NA
#50 American Baptist College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$22,614 NA NA
#51 Victory University

Memphis, Private For Profit

$20,876 NA NA
#52 Lane College

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$20,100 NA NA
#53 Tennessee Temple University

Chattanooga, Private Not For Profit

$19,960 NA NA
#54 Le Moyne Owen College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$18,546 14 6
#55 University of Phoenix Memphis Campus

Cordova, Private For Profit

$17,070 NA NA
#56 University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Chattanooga, Private For Profit

$17,070 NA NA
#57 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$16,920 59 92
#58 University of Phoenix Knoxville

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#59 University of Phoenix Nashville Campus

Nashville, Private For Profit

$16,452 NA NA