Athens Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Athens Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Athens, Tennessee

There are at least 2 colleges in Athens, listed and described below. These schools represent 994 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 1,133 full-time students, and a reported 415 dorm rooms.

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  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Athens.

Featured Colleges in the Athens Area (QuickSchools™)

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Lincoln Tech

Nashville, TN

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Certificate

Argosy University

Nashville, TN

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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Athens Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Tennessee Technology Center at Athens
1635 Vo Tech Dr
Athens, TN 37371-0848

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, business support services, electrical installation and repair, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, industrial electronics tech, welding, autobody repair
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 133 students, 280 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Athens with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, accounting, business management, finance, human resources, teacher ed, secondary teaching, behavioral sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 861 students, 853 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 415 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-520. Math: 430-560.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Madisonville Colleges 1 3,939 434 336

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