Graduate Student Population in Tennessee

For academic year 2021-2022, total 53,228 graduate students enrolled in 48 graduate schools in Tennessee. By gender, there are 19,456 male students (36.55%) and 33,772 female students (63.45%) enrolled in graduate programs.
Vanderbilt University has the most graduate students of 6,685 and The University of Tennessee-Knoxville has the second most graduate students of 6,634 in Tennessee. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at Tennessee colleges at Tennessee Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 32,349 students enrolled as full-time and 20,879 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2022 graduate students population by gender and attending status at Tennessee graduate schools.
Vanderbilt University has the most graduate students of 6,685
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at Tennessee graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total53,22819,45633,772
Full-time32,34912,03420,315
Part-time20,8797,42213,457

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2021-2022, of the 48 enrolled students in Tennessee graduate schools, 161 were American Indian/Native American (0.30%), 2,294 were Asian (4.31%), 8,308 were Black/African American (15.61%), 2,251 were Hispanic (4.23%), 49 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.09%), 33,822 were White (63.54%), 1,155 were Two More (2.17%), and 1,524 were Un-Known (2.86%). The number of non-resident alien students is 3,664 (6.88%). Next table shows the 2022 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at Tennessee graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at Tennessee graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total53,22819,45633,772
American Indian/Native American16156105
Asian2,2949031,391
Black/African American8,3082,4465,862
Hispanic2,2518881,363
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander493019
White33,82212,09721,725
Two More1,155402753
Un-Known1,524540984
Non-resident Alien3,6642,0941,570
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