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Number of
4-year HBCU colleges in Tennessee

9,611

Students attending
4-year HBCU colleges in Tennessee

$12,243

Average
in-state tuition

$14,914

Average
out-of-state tuition

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

American Baptist College

Nashville, TN

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

American Baptist College

Nashville, TN

Total undergraduates: 159
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: $17,655
Average salary: -
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2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Fisk University

Nashville, TN

605 Forbes
Fisk University produces graduates from diverse backgrounds with the integrity and intellect required for substantive contributions to society. Our curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts, and our faculty and administrators emphasize the discovery and advancement of knowledge through research in the natural and social sciences, business and the huma

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Fisk University

Nashville, TN

Total undergraduates: 664
Acceptance rate: 45%
Average annual cost: $29,238
Average salary: $33,200
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2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Lane College

Jackson, TN

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Lane College

Jackson, TN

Total undergraduates: 1,420
Acceptance rate: 48%
Average annual cost: $12,460
Average salary: $23,300
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2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Le Moyne-Owen College

Memphis, TN

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Le Moyne-Owen College

Memphis, TN

Total undergraduates: 863
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average annual cost: $7,950
Average salary: $27,700
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2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Meharry Medical College

Nashville, TN

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Meharry Medical College

Nashville, TN

Total undergraduates: -
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $129,500
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2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

658 Forbes
Tennessee State University, a Historically Black College/University (HBCU), fosters scholarly inquiry and research, life-long learning, and a commitment to service.

2019 list of the top HBCU's in Tennessee

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Total undergraduates: 6,505
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $34,400
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Our Methodology

We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

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