Tennessee Out of State Tuition Ranking

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

Most Expensive Colleges in Tennessee by Out of State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in Tennessee are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the most expensive college in Tennessee? Leading the colleges list is Vanderbilt University in Nashville with an out of state tuition of $50,800.

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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$50,800 97 98
#2 Rhodes College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$48,888 78 89
#3 Sewanee The University of the South

Sewanee, Private Not For Profit

$46,200 80 79
#4 Maryville College

Maryville, Private Not For Profit

$34,752 47 65
#5 Belmont University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$34,000 63 25
#6 Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$32,920 51 68
#7 Union University

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$32,650 72 74
#8 Memphis College of Art

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$32,400 NA NA
#9 Lipscomb University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$30,860 68 73
#10 O'More College of Design

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$29,880 33 3
#11 The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Public Not For Profit

$29,522 67 61
#12 King College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$28,948 49 46
#13 Bryan College

Dayton, Private Not For Profit

$27,900 NA NA
#14 Milligan College

Milligan College, Private Not For Profit

$27,700 NA NA
#15 Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Private Not For Profit

$27,600 47 60
#16 Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Public Not For Profit

$25,872 45 42
#17 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Public Not For Profit

$25,487 49 46
#18 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$25,198 54 77
#19 Tusculum College

Greeneville, Private Not For Profit

$24,860 25 13
#20 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Public Not For Profit

$23,954 40 31