Tennessee Out of State Tuition Ranking

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

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 2020/2021 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 $52,781.

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

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$52,781 96 98
#2 Rhodes College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$50,600 79 91
#3 Sewanee The University of the South

Sewanee, Private Not For Profit

$47,708 81 78
#4 Maryville College

Maryville, Private Not For Profit

$35,448 48 71
#5 Belmont University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$35,310 64 39
#6 Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$33,900 52 78
#7 Union University

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$33,480 71 89
#8 Memphis College of Art

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$32,400 NA NA
#9 Lipscomb University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$32,080 67 74
#10 King College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$30,106 50 48
#11 O'More College of Design

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$29,880 32 2
#12 The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Public Not For Profit

$29,522 68 62
#13 Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Private Not For Profit

$28,200 38 35
#14 Milligan College

Milligan College, Private Not For Profit

$27,700 NA NA
#15 Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$25,998 58 81
#16 Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Public Not For Profit

$25,872 43 40
#17 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Public Not For Profit

$25,487 51 54
#18 Tusculum College

Greeneville, Private Not For Profit

$25,350 28 16
#19 Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Private Not For Profit

$24,600 50 83
#20 Cumberland University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$24,336 NA NA
#21 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Public Not For Profit

$23,954 41 33
#22 Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, Private Not For Profit

$23,650 33 22
#23 Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, Private Not For Profit

$23,040 53 46
#24 Freed Hardeman University

Henderson, Private Not For Profit

$22,950 45 60
#25 Watkins College of Art Design & Film

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$22,800 NA NA
#26 Southern Adventist University

Collegedale, Private Not For Profit

$22,060 53 33
#27 Aquinas College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$21,350 69 74
#28 Daymar College Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro, Private For Profit

$21,004 NA NA
#29 Daymar College Nashville

Nashville, Private For Profit

$20,724 NA NA
#30 Tennessee State University

Nashville, Public Not For Profit

$20,574 NA NA
#31 Fisk University

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$20,220 39 14
#32 Visible Music College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$20,000 26 NA
#33 Daymar College Clarksville

Clarksville, Private For Profit

$19,884 NA NA
#34 Free Will Baptist Bible College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$19,582 NA NA
#35 Nossi College of Art

Madison, Private For Profit

$18,900 NA NA
#36 Lee University

Cleveland, Private Not For Profit

$18,840 36 25
#37 Hiwassee College

Madisonville, Private Not For Profit

$18,484 NA NA
#38 Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Public Not For Profit

$18,390 52 43
#39 Bryan College

Dayton, Private Not For Profit

$16,900 NA NA
#40 South College

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$16,450 NA NA
#41 Johnson University

Knoxville, Private Not For Profit

$16,400 52 37
#42 DeVry University Tennessee

Memphis, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#43 Bethel University

McKenzie, Private Not For Profit

$15,750 31 28
#44 Fountainhead College of Technology

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$14,550 NA NA
#45 The University of Tennessee Martin

Martin, Public Not For Profit

$14,254 45 69
#46 Virginia College School of Business and Health

Chattanooga, Private For Profit

$13,986 NA NA
#47 Williamson Christian College

Franklin, Private Not For Profit

$13,500 NA NA
#48 Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, Public Not For Profit

$12,264 33 11
#49 University of Memphis

Memphis, Public Not For Profit

$12,048 39 43
#50 Tennessee Temple University

Chattanooga, Private Not For Profit

$11,590 NA NA
#51 American Baptist College

Nashville, Private Not For Profit

$11,160 NA NA
#52 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$11,112 57 95
#53 Le Moyne Owen College

Memphis, Private Not For Profit

$10,776 NA NA
#54 University of Phoenix Memphis Campus

Cordova, Private For Profit

$10,080 NA NA
#55 University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Chattanooga, Private For Profit

$10,080 NA NA
#56 University of Phoenix Knoxville

Knoxville, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#57 University of Phoenix Nashville Campus

Nashville, Private For Profit

$9,462 NA NA
#58 Lane College

Jackson, Private Not For Profit

$9,270 NA NA
#59 Victory University

Memphis, Private For Profit

$8,640 NA NA