Best Nursing Colleges in Tennessee

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Tennessee that offer Nursing degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 81 Nursing schools located within Tennessee. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Nursing Colleges in Tennessee for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 15 Nursing Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 438 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 378 Master's degrees, and 60 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers 12 Nursing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 223 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 153 Bachelor's degrees, 50 Master's degrees, 12 Certificates degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
3 Union University Jackson, TN

Union University offers 16 Nursing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 257 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 163 Bachelor's degrees, 78 Master's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 Lipscomb University Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University offers 2 Nursing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 66 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 66 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 University of Memphis Memphis, TN

University of Memphis offers 3 Nursing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 323 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 243 Bachelor's degrees, 76 Master's degrees, and 4 Certificates degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 Belmont University Nashville, TN

Belmont University offers 3 Nursing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 172 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 142 Bachelor's degrees, 28 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 King University Bristol, TN

King University offers 4 Nursing Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 369 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 319 Bachelor's degrees, 47 Master's degrees, 3 Certificates degrees.

8 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

East Tennessee State University offers 9 Nursing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 398 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 299 Bachelor's degrees, 80 Master's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 6 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN

Lincoln Memorial University offers 4 Nursing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 303 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 131 Associate's degrees, 111 Bachelor's degrees, and 61 Master's degrees.

10 Carson-Newman University Jefferson City, TN

Carson-Newman University offers 10 Nursing Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small suburb. In 2015, 67 students graduated in the study area of Nursing with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees, 19 Master's degrees, 6 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Nursing Colleges in Tennessee

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN
3/5
18 : 1 27,845
Union University Union University Jackson, TN
5/5
13 : 1 3,583
Lipscomb University Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 4,680
University of Memphis University of Memphis Memphis, TN
3/5
20 : 1 20,585
Belmont University Belmont University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 7,350
King University King University Bristol, TN
5/5
17 : 1 2,920
East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
3/5
17 : 1 14,334
Lincoln Memorial University Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN
4/5
15 : 1 3,983
Carson-Newman University Carson-Newman University Jefferson City, TN
5/5
17 : 1 2,528
Concorde Career College-Memphis Concorde Career College-Memphis Memphis, TN 29 : 1 1,258
Lee University Lee University Cleveland, TN
4/5
19 : 1 5,041
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN
3/5
22 : 1 11,387
Middle Tennessee State University Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN
3/5
23 : 1 22,511
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Memphis, TN
3/5
17 : 1 1,079
Roane State Community College Roane State Community College Harriman, TN
2/5
26 : 1 5,861
University Logo The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Memphis, TN 3 : 1 3,075
Trevecca Nazarene University Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN
4/5
22 : 1 2,640
Tennessee State University Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
2/5
26 : 1 9,167
Southern Adventist University Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN
4/5
22 : 1 3,125
Volunteer State Community College Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN
2/5
32 : 1 8,098
Austin Peay State University Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN
2/5
23 : 1 10,099
Jackson State Community College Jackson State Community College Jackson, TN
2/5
34 : 1 4,746
Walters State Community College Walters State Community College Morristown, TN
2/5
27 : 1 5,947
Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga, TN
2/5
25 : 1 9,374

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