Tennessee Graduate Schools

2022 Tennessee Graduate Schools Statistics

In Tennessee State, there are 192 colleges and universities - 52 public and 140 private schools. Among them, 63 schools are offering graduate programs. 40 Tennessee Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) and 1 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Tennessee. Total 52,083 students are attending Tennessee Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.07 to 1. The 2022 average graduate school tuition & fees at Tennessee Graduate Schools is $11,363 for Tennessee residents and $19,291 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2021-2022 statistics for Tennessee Graduate Schools.
Tennessee Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2021-2022
Number of Schools192 schools
By Types52 public, 140 private
By Levels182 undergraduate schools
63 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
14 National Universities
4 Liberal Arts Colleges
5 Law Schools
4 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,685 Tennessee residents
$16,334 out-of-state
Graduate$11,363 Tennessee residents
$19,291 out-of-state
Student Population339,370
Undergraduate286,845
Graduate52,525
Students to Faculty Ratio15.07 to 1

Tennessee Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists Tennessee Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Tennessee college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2021-2022 Tennessee Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Vanderbilt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $52,162 6,480 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 237 programs 8 to 1
2 The University of Tennessee-KnoxvillePublic, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $31,798
($13,380 Residents)
6,305 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 266 programs 17 to 1
3 Rhodes CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $50,910 35 Master's 40 programs 9 to 1
4 Union UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, TN $11,666 975 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 117 programs 10 to 1
5 Lipscomb UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $17,100 1,887 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 174 programs 14 to 1
6 Freed-Hardeman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHenderson, TN $10,980 461 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 55 programs 13 to 1
7 The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaPublic, 4 yearsChattanooga, TN $18,538
($10,474 Residents)
1,387 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 84 programs 18 to 1
8 Bryan College-DaytonPrivate, 4 yearsDayton, TN $9,760 217 Post-BS, Master's 33 programs 12 to 1
9 Trevecca Nazarene UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $11,585 1,865 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 105 programs 13 to 1
10 Belmont UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $25,180 1,573 Master's 110 programs 14 to 1
11 Christian Brothers UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $13,463 370 Master's 83 programs 11 to 1
12 Cumberland UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLebanon, TN $7,500 307 Master's 67 programs 17 to 1
13 Tennessee Technological UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCookeville, TN $20,702
($11,762 Residents)
1,399 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 70 programs 18 to 1
14 Lincoln Memorial UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHarrogate, TN $20,104 3,068 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 79 programs 13 to 1
15 Middle Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMurfreesboro, TN $27,432
($10,818 Residents)
2,892 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 129 programs 17 to 1
16 King UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBristol, TN $14,207 311 Master's, Post-MS 48 programs 11 to 1
17 University of MemphisPublic, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $14,544
($10,908 Residents)
4,822 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 170 programs 16 to 1
18 Milligan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilligan, TN $9,796 397 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 40 programs 9 to 1
19 The University of the SouthPrivate, 4 yearsSewanee, TN $18,243 84 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 46 programs 10 to 1
20 Fisk UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $23,216 32 Post-BS, Master's 24 programs 14 to 1
21 Austin Peay State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsClarksville, TN $14,827
($9,841 Residents)
1,185 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 69 programs 16 to 1
22 Carson-Newman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJefferson City, TN $9,632 1,189 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 141 programs 14 to 1
23 East Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsJohnson City, TN $25,856
($10,736 Residents)
3,008 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 139 programs 16 to 1
24 Lee UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCleveland, TN $15,050 534 Master's, Post-MS 117 programs 15 to 1
25 The University of Tennessee-MartinPublic, 4 yearsMartin, TN $16,838
($10,798 Residents)
722 Master's 44 programs 16 to 1
26 Tusculum UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreeneville, TN $7,200 311 Master's, Post-MS 32 programs 18 to 1
27 Bethel UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMcKenzie, TN $11,723 544 Master's 48 programs 15 to 1
29 Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNashville, TN $22,836
($10,732 Residents)
1,615 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 73 programs 12 to 1
30 Southern Adventist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCollegedale, TN $11,880 346 Master's, Post-MS 164 programs 13 to 1
32 Huntington University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $7,450 28 Master's, Doctorate 6 programs 9 to 1
- Pentecostal Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsCleveland, TN $11,995 336 Master's 7 programs 12 to 1
- Strayer University-Nashville CampusPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN - - - - -
- Watkins College of Art Design & FilmPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $24,750 9 Master's 8 programs 7 to 1
- Aquinas CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $13,920 - - - 7 to 1
- Strayer University-Shelby Oaks CampusPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - - - - -
- Richmont Graduate UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChattanooga, TN $20,379 296 Master's 1 programs -
- South CollegePrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $27,765 996 Post-BS, Master's 48 programs 18 to 1
- Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia IncPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, TN $90,000 229 Master's 2 programs -
- Baptist Health Sciences UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - 19 - 10 programs 9 to 1
- The University of Tennessee Health Science CenterPublic, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $24,430
($14,180 Residents)
2,963 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 35 programs 7 to 1
- Relay Graduate School of Education - MemphisPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - - - - -
- Williamson Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsFranklin, TN $13,350 21 Master's 4 programs 7 to 1
- Relay Graduate School of Education - NashvillePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN - - - - -
- Strayer University-TennesseePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $15,135 432 Post-BS, Master's 32 programs 28 to 1
- The University of Tennessee Institute for Public ServicePublic, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN - - Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate - -
- Visible Music CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $11,700 9 Master's 6 programs 6 to 1
- Martin Methodist CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPulaski, TN $8,910 21 Master's 40 programs 13 to 1
- Southern College of OptometryPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - 538 - 1 programs -
- South College-NashvillePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN - - - - -
- Welch CollegePrivate, 4 yearsGallatin, TN $8,100 23 Master's 43 programs 9 to 1
- Omega Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsDayton, TN $6,500 77 Master's, Doctorate 3 programs -
- Meharry Medical CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $32,485 944 Master's, Doctorate 5 programs -
- Tennessee Wesleyan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAthens, TN $21,845 126 Master's 44 programs 11 to 1
- Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary- YMCA Outdoor CenterPrivate, 4 yearsAntioch, TN - - - - -
- DeVry University-TennesseePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $17,552 6 Post-BS, Master's 20 programs 6 to 1
- Strayer University-Knoxville CampusPrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN - - - - -
- Johnson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $9,580 319 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 63 programs 8 to 1
- Memphis Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $15,945 183 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- Harding School of TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $11,080 - - - -
Average$11,363 Residents
$19,291 Out-of-State
52,083 - 29 programs 15.07 to 1
*Tennessee college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Tennessee Best Colleges

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1. Vanderbilt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN

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2. The University of Tennessee-KnoxvillePublic, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN

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3. Rhodes CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN

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4. Union UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, TN

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5. Lipscomb UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN

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6. Freed-Hardeman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHenderson, TN

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