Tennessee

An in-depth study of financial aid, student demographics and outcome data from post-secondary institutions.

Tennessee is comprised of 184 higher education institutions.

Search over 7,506 universities.

184

Total Schools

52

Private Non-Profit Schools

51

Public Schools

81

Proprietary Schools

64

Two-Year or More Schools

71

Four-Year or More Schools

38

Less Than Two-Year Schools
Federal Financing2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Direct Loan Volume

Total allocation of Direct Loan volume. Direct loans are loans made by the Department of Education. Includes federal Stafford Loans, Parent PLUS and GRAD PLUS loans. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

14750000001940000000000
$1,475,000,000
$1,940,000,000
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Guaranteed Loan Volume

Total allocation of Federal Family Education Loan Program volume. FFEL loans are made by private financial institutions and are subsidized by the Department of Education. FFEL loans were discontinued in 2010 and no new loans are being made. FFEL loans include Stafford Loans, Parent PLUS and GRAD PLUS loans. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

3189000000000
$318,900,000
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Pell Grant Volume

Total allocation of Pell Grants provided to students with demonstrated financial need. The federal Pell Grant program provides grants to undergraduate students with financial need to help pay for education expenses. The amount each student receives depends on financial need, costs of attendance, full-time or part-time status, and plans to attend school for a full academic year or less. The maximum grant a student can recieve is set in law each year. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

693100000675000000000
$693,100,000
$675,000,000
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Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Allocation

Total allocation of federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (federal share only). Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are federal grants provided to institutions of higher education by formula and are awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need. Institutions must match 25 percent of federal funds. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

1297681012608904000
$12,976,810
$12,608,904
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Federal Work-Study Grant Allocation

Total allocation of federal Work-Study grants (federal share only). Federal Work-Study grants are provided to institutions of higher education by formula and are administered directly by the institutions to support part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need. Institutions must match 25 percent of federal funds. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

1763078117595520000
$17,630,781
$17,595,520
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Perkins Loan Disbursements

Total disbursements of Perkins Loans by loan volume (federal share and match). Federal Perkins Loans are low-interest loans for undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional financial need. Loans are made to students through financial aid offices at participating schools. Capital for the program is provided by the federal government and partly by institutions of higher education under a 25% matching requirement. Data from the Federal Student Aid Center at the U.S. Department of Education. Aggregated from institution level data.

1411979914473073000
$14,119,799
$14,473,073
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Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Allocation

Total allocation of LEAP grants (federal share only). The LEAP Program provides grants to states to assist them in providing need-based grants and community service work-study assistance to eligible postsecondary students. States must match 100% of federal LEAP funding. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

12948900000
$1,294,890
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Byrd Honors Scholarship Allocation

Total allocation of Byrd Honors Scholarships. This program, which is federally funded and state administered, awards college scholarships to exceptionally able high school seniors who show promise of continued excellence in postsecondary education. States funds based on student population size. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

8265000000
$826,500
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College Access Challenge Grant Allocation

Total allocation of College Access Challenge Grants. This federal grant program funds projects administered by partnerships among federal, state, and local governments and philanthropic organizations to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. All states recieve grants based on student population size. Data from the U.S. Department of Education budget tables.

27167660000
$2,716,766
Demographics2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Total Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled for credit in undergraduate or graduate programs in fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

368703367008000
368,703
367,008
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Total Full Time Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled for full-time credit in fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

263362260387000
263,362
260,387
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Total Part Time Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled for part-time credit in fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

105341106621000
105,341
106,621
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Total Graduate Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled for post-baccalaureate credit in fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

4951448790000
49,514
48,790
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are Female

Percent of student body that is female in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.5820.584000
58.2%
58.4%
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are White

Percent of student body that identifies as White, non-Hispanic in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.6810.676000
68.1%
67.6%
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are African American

Percent of student body that identifies as African American in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.2020.204000
20.2%
20.4%
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are Hispanic

Percent of student body that identifies as Hispanic in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.0250.028000
2.5%
2.8%
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are Asian

Percent of student body that identifies as Asian in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.0180.018000
1.8%
1.8%
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Percent of Total Enrolled Students that are American Indian

Percent of student body that identifies as American Indian or Alaskan Native in the fall of the academic year. Data from IPEDS.

0.0040.003000
0.4%
0.3%
Outcomes2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Total Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of first-time, full-time degree or certificate-seeking students for those that completed within 150% of normal time. Data and definition from IPEDS.

0.530.54000
53.0%
54.0%
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Four-year Graduation Rate for Bachelor's Degrees

4-year graduation rate of the subcohort of full-time, first-time students seeking a bachelor's or equivalent degree. This rate is calculated as the total number of students completing a bachelor degree or equivalent within 4-years (100% of normal time) divided by the revised bachelor subcohort minus any allowable exclusions. Data and definition from IPEDS.

0.290.28000
29.0%
28.0%
Financial Aid Use2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Percent of Students Receiving Any Financial Aid

Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who received any financial aid (grants/loans/educational assistance funds). Data from IPEDS.

0.890.89000
89.0%
89.0%
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Average Total Federal Grant Aid Received

Average amount of federal grants (grants/educational assistance funds) received per full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate student who received federal grant aid in the year shown. Data from IPEDS.

41724374000
$4,172
$4,374
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Percent of Students Receiving Federal Aid

Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who received federal grants (grants/educational assistance funds). Data from IPEDS.

0.650.69000
65.0%
69.0%
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Average State and Local Grant Aid Received

Average amount of state/local grants (grants/scholarships/waivers) received per full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate student who received state or local aid in the year shown. Data from IPEDS.

33032989000
$3,303
$2,989
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Percent of Students Receiving State and Local Aid

Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who received state/local grants (grants/scholarships/waivers). Data from IPEDS.

0.30.29000
30.0%
29.0%
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Average Institutional Grant Aid Received

Average amount of institutional grant aid (grants/scholarships/waivers) received per full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate student who received institutional grant aid in the year shown. Data from IPEDS.

36903697000
$3,690
$3,697
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Percent of Students Receiving Institutional Aid

Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who received institutional aids (grants/loans/educational assistance funds). Data from IPEDS.

0.250.24000
25.0%
24.0%
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Average Total Loan Aid Received

Average amount of total student loan aid (grants/scholarships/waivers) received per full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate student who received student loan aid in the year shown. Data from IPEDS.

65346385000
$6,534
$6,385
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Percent of Students Receiving Student Loan Aid

Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who received student loan aid (federal/state/other). Data from IPEDS.

0.520.55000
52.0%
55.0%
Adult Education2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Federal Adult Education Spending

Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, provides formula funds to each state to be used in providing adult education and literacy instruction to adults. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Department of Education.

152793100000
$15,279,310
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State Adult Education Spending

States are required to provide matching dollars from state, local, or institutional sources that equal at least 25 percent of the state's total spending on adult education. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Department of Education.

50931990000
$5,093,199
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Total Adult Education Enrollment

Total number of students enrolled in an adult education program funded under Title II of the Workforce Investment Act. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education National Reporting System.

32177281702769400
32,177
28,170
27,694
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Percent of Adult Education Students that are African American

Percent of adult education students that identify as black or African American in the program year. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.2579171460.2595314160.2715750700
25.8%
26.0%
27.2%
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Percent of Adult Education Students that are Hispanic

Percent of adult education students that identify as Hispanic in the program year. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.121981540.1221157260.11544016800
12.2%
12.2%
11.5%
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Percent of Adult Education Students that are Ages 16-24

Percent of adult education students that are ages 16-24 in the program year. This measure combines the 16-18 and 19-24 age groups reported by states. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.44851910.432410.424026900
44.9%
43.2%
42.4%
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Percent of Adult Education Students Enrolled in ESL Program

Percent of adult education students that are enrolled in English-as-a-second-language programs in the program year. Other program types include adult basic education and adult secondary education. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education National Reporting System.

0.12937810.12449410.117895600
12.9%
12.4%
11.8%
Workforce Education2010 - 201420102011201220132014
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Federal Perkins Career and Technical Education Spending

Title I and Title II of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act provide formula funds to each state to be used by school districts, technical schools, community colleges, and public or private nonprofit organizations for career and technical education (Title I) and tech prep (Title II) programs. Data from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Department of Education.

2536610623473653236387702145715823042024
$25,366,106
$23,473,653
$23,638,770
$21,457,158
$23,042,024