Best Colleges in Tennessee for 2017

Best Two-, four-Year Schools Honored for Overall Quality, Student Success Post-College

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 23, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has selected the best universities and colleges in Tennessee for 2017. Based on an analysis of government-backed data, 37 four-year schools made the list, with Vanderbilt University, Lipscomb University, Christian Brothers University, Aquinas College and Union University earning highest overall scores. 15 two-year schools also made the list, with Chattanooga State Community College, Nashville State Community College, Dyersburg State Community College, Roane State Community College and Volunteer State Community College ranked as the best five. A full list of winning schools is included below.

“Projections show Tennessee’s job market will continue to grow for the foreseeable future, which is great news for people interested in earning a degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “The schools on our list have demonstrated their value to students who want to enter the workforce well-prepared by providing the high-level education, career and employment resources that lead to post-college success.”

To be included on Tennessee’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also appraised on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, employment and academic services offered, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and the availability of financial aid.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Tennessee” list, visit: https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/tennessee/

Tennessee’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
  • Aquinas College
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Belmont University
  • Bethel University
  • Bryan College-Dayton
  • Carson-Newman University
  • Christian Brothers University
  • Cumberland University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Fisk University
  • Freed-Hardeman University
  • Johnson University
  • King University
  • Lane College
  • Le Moyne-Owen College
  • Lee University
  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Martin Methodist College
  • Maryville College
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Milligan College
  • Rhodes College
  • Sewanee-The University of the South
  • Southern Adventist University
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • Tennessee Wesleyan College
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin
  • Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Tusculum College
  • Union University
  • University of Memphis
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Welch College
Tennessee’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include:
  • Chattanooga State Community College
  • Cleveland State Community College
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Dyersburg State Community College
  • Jackson State Community College
  • Motlow State Community College
  • Nashville State Community College
  • Northeast State Community College
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Remington College-Nashville Campus
  • Roane State Community College
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • Volunteer State Community College
  • Walters State Community College
  • William Moore College of Technology

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