Tennessee Liberal Arts Colleges

There are 16 liberalarts colleges located throughout Tennessee (0 public colleges and 16 private colleges), serving 33,922 students.

Tennessee Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  Athens
Tennessee Wesleyan College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,077
  Bristol
King College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,340
  Chattanooga
Tennessee Temple University
(Private not-for-profit)
938
  Cleveland
Lee University
(Private not-for-profit)
4,954
  Collegedale
Southern Adventist University
(Private not-for-profit)
3,319
  Dayton
Bryan College-dayton
(Private not-for-profit)
1,633
  Jackson
Lane College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,002
  Jackson
Lambuth University
(Private, non-profit)
805
  Maryville
Maryville College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,093
  Mckenzie
Bethel University
(Private not-for-profit)
7,639
  Memphis
Victory University
(Private for-profit)
1,688
  Memphis
Rhodes College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,927
  Memphis
Le Moyne-owen College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,105
  Nashville
Fisk University
(Private, non-profit)
773
  Pulaski
Martin Methodist College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,072
  Sewanee
Sewanee-the University Of The South
(Private not-for-profit)
1,557

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