Tennessee Graduate Schools

2023 Tennessee Graduate Schools Statistics

In Tennessee State, there are 156 colleges and universities - 49 public and 107 private schools. Among them, 55 schools are offering graduate programs.
42 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 51,794 students are attending Tennessee Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The 2023 average graduate school tuition & fees at Tennessee Graduate Schools is $11,181 for Tennessee residents and $18,101 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Tennessee Graduate Schools.
Tennessee Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools156 schools
By Types49 public, 107 private
By Levels150 undergraduate schools
55 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
14 National Universities
4 Liberal Arts Colleges
5 Law Schools
4 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$5,843 Tennessee residents
$16,509 out-of-state
Graduate$11,181 Tennessee residents
$18,101 out-of-state
Student Population330,379
Undergraduate278,585
Graduate51,794
Students to Faculty Ratio15.56 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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2022-2023 Tennessee Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Vanderbilt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $53,722 6,559 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 268 programs 7 to 1
2 The University of Tennessee-KnoxvillePublic, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $31,798
($13,380 Residents)
6,766 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 278 programs 18 to 1
3 Rhodes CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $52,310 12 Post-BS, Master's 47 programs 9 to 1
4 Union UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, TN $12,410 831 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 146 programs 8 to 1
5 Lipscomb UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $17,370 1,749 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 179 programs 13 to 1
6 Freed-Hardeman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHenderson, TN $11,430 480 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 79 programs 13 to 1
7 The University of Tennessee-ChattanoogaPublic, 4 yearsChattanooga, TN $18,538
($10,474 Residents)
1,399 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 92 programs 16 to 1
8 Bryan College-DaytonPrivate, 4 yearsDayton, TN $10,226 174 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 51 programs 13 to 1
9 Trevecca Nazarene UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $11,774 1,460 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 114 programs 22 to 1
10 Belmont UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $26,110 1,526 Master's, Doctorate 125 programs 12 to 1
11 Christian Brothers UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $15,512 681 Master's 94 programs 9 to 1
12 Cumberland UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLebanon, TN $7,800 277 Master's 70 programs 16 to 1
13 Tennessee Technological UniversityPublic, 4 yearsCookeville, TN $20,702
($11,762 Residents)
1,365 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 98 programs 18 to 1
14 Lincoln Memorial UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHarrogate, TN $19,833 3,858 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 84 programs 8 to 1
15 Middle Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsMurfreesboro, TN $27,432
($10,818 Residents)
2,648 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 147 programs 16 to 1
16 King UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBristol, TN $14,181 237 Master's, Post-MS 48 programs 11 to 1
17 University of MemphisPublic, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $14,724
($10,908 Residents)
5,209 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 194 programs 17 to 1
18 Milligan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilligan, TN $7,965 350 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 59 programs 9 to 1
19 The University of the SouthPrivate, 4 yearsSewanee, TN $18,280 91 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 47 programs 10 to 1
20 Fisk UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $23,578 46 Post-BS, Master's 28 programs 12 to 1
21 Austin Peay State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsClarksville, TN $14,827
($9,841 Residents)
1,206 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 82 programs 14 to 1
22 Carson-Newman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJefferson City, TN $9,407 1,067 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 146 programs 10 to 1
23 East Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsJohnson City, TN $25,856
($10,736 Residents)
2,929 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 157 programs 16 to 1
24 Lee UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCleveland, TN $15,950 481 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 142 programs 12 to 1
25 The University of Tennessee-MartinPublic, 4 yearsMartin, TN $16,838
($10,798 Residents)
703 Post-BS, Master's 49 programs 15 to 1
26 Tusculum UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGreeneville, TN $13,050 192 Master's, Post-MS 33 programs 16 to 1
27 Bethel UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMcKenzie, TN $11,448 648 Post-BS, Master's 53 programs 17 to 1
29 Tennessee State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNashville, TN $22,836
($10,732 Residents)
1,540 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 81 programs 14 to 1
30 Southern Adventist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCollegedale, TN $12,150 332 Master's, Post-MS 660 programs 15 to 1
32 Huntington University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $9,160 21 Master's, Doctorate 5 programs 5 to 1
- Meharry Medical CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $32,930 962 Master's, Doctorate 5 programs -
- Johnson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $9,580 270 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 87 programs 10 to 1
- DeVry University-TennesseePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $17,552 3 Post-BS, Master's 20 programs 6 to 1
- Pentecostal Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsCleveland, TN $11,995 433 Master's 7 programs 14 to 1
- Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia IncPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, TN $90,000 295 - 1 programs -
- Strayer University-TennesseePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $15,135 284 Post-BS, Master's 36 programs 41 to 1
- Southern College of OptometryPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - 532 - 1 programs -
- The University of Tennessee Institute for Public ServicePublic, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN - - - - -
- Watkins College of Art Design & FilmPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $24,750 9 - - 7 to 1
- Baptist Health Sciences UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN - 20 - 14 programs 7 to 1
- The University of Tennessee SouthernPublic, 4 yearsPulaski, TN $8,910 38 Master's 24 programs 12 to 1
- Welch CollegePrivate, 4 yearsGallatin, TN $8,100 49 Master's, Post-MS 49 programs 8 to 1
- Visible Music CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $10,000 19 Master's 15 programs 6 to 1
- Tennessee Wesleyan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAthens, TN $21,845 123 Post-BS, Master's 56 programs 10 to 1
- Memphis Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $19,285 203 Post-BS, Master's 3 programs -
- South CollegePrivate, 4 yearsKnoxville, TN $28,365 1,276 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 89 programs 16 to 1
- Richmont Graduate UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsChattanooga, TN $21,000 343 Master's 1 programs -
- Maryville CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMaryville, TN $15,650 4 Master's 59 programs 12 to 1
- Omega Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsDayton, TN $6,500 77 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 4 programs -
- The University of Tennessee Health Science CenterPublic, 4 yearsMemphis, TN $24,455
($14,634 Residents)
2,844 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 41 programs 7 to 1
- Aquinas CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $13,920 - - - 7 to 1
- Williamson Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsFranklin, TN $14,105 9 Master's 7 programs 7 to 1
Average$11,181 Residents
$18,101 Out-of-State
51,794 - 39 programs 15.56 to 1
*Tennessee college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Tennessee Best Colleges

View Graduate Programs at the best colleges in Tennessee
1. Vanderbilt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN
3. Rhodes CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMemphis, TN
4. Union UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsJackson, TN
5. Lipscomb UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN
6. Freed-Hardeman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHenderson, TN
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