Knoxville Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Knoxville, Tennessee

There are at least 9 colleges in Knoxville, listed and described below. These schools represent 40,334 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 38,126 full-time students, and a reported 9,310 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include The University of Tennessee and Pellissippi State Technical Community College.

We also provide an extensive list of Tennessee Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Knoxville.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Knoxville.

Education Institutes in Knoxville
Total Number of Educational Institutes
Total Enrollment in all institutes
Number of Public Educational Institutes
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
Graduation Rate
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
On Campus and Online Programs in Knoxville
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
Number of Institutes Offering both
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Knoxville
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Johnson University1,140Four or more years13,00055
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville1,112At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A30
Pellissippi State Community College10,244At least 2 but less than 4 years3,74443
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville28,052Four or more years10,858256
Fountainhead College of Technology109Four or more years14,5507
Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc167Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Paul Mitchell the School-Knoxville174Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Virginia College-Knoxville362At least 2 but less than 4 years14,38211
Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville68Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Huntington College of Health Sciences208Four or more years5,8804
Knoxville Institute of Hair DesignN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute-KnoxvilleN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Regency Beauty Institute-KnoxvilleN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/AN/A
South College1,838Four or more years18,00040
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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