The price of education: Which 2-year Tennessee schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Tennessee residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville, Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville and Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
Nashville
192
$31,415
2
Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville
Nashville
1,495
$30,800
3
Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga
Chattanooga
500
$20,140
4
Tennessee Career Institute
Columbia
52
$18,700
5
The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville
Nashville
36
$17,900
6
North Central Institute
Clarksville
93
$17,802
7
Image Maker Beauty Institute
Hendersonville
55
$17,800
8
Genesis Career College-Cookeville
Cookeville
267
$17,495
9
Genesis Career College-Lebanon
Lebanon
112
$17,495
10
National College-Nashville
Nashville
207
$17,361
11
Empire Beauty School-Nashville
Brentwood
77
$17,145
12
Empire Beauty School-Jackson
Jackson
60
$17,145
13
Empire Beauty School-E Memphis
Memphis
116
$17,145
14
Empire Beauty School-S Memphis
Memphis
92
$17,145
15
Fayetteville College of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences
Fayetteville
45
$16,990
16
Nashville Film Institute
Nashville
57
$16,900
17
Arnolds Beauty School
Milan
54
$16,750
18
Nashville Barber and Style Academy
Madison
36
$15,990
19
Paul Mitchell the School-Knoxville
Knoxville
166
$15,900
20
Concorde Career College-Memphis
Memphis
1,420
$15,880
21
Ross Medical Education Center-Johnson City
City
134
$15,740
22
Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville
Knoxville
65
$15,740
23
Memphis Institute of Barbering
Memphis
161
$15,475
24
Paul Mitchell the School-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro
183
$15,300
25
Franklin Academy
Cleveland
40
$15,275
26
Fortis Institute-Nashville
Nashville
353
$15,234
27
Fortis Institute-Cookeville
Cookeville
175
$15,201
28
Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis
Bartlett
177
$15,100
29
Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design
Cookeville
56
$15,000
30
Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc
Knoxville
268
$14,995
31
Remington College-Nashville Campus
Nashville
308
$14,906
32
Gould's Academy
Memphis
102
$14,750
33
Austin's Beauty College Inc
Clarksville
23
$14,425
34
Vibe Barber College
Memphis
64
$14,200
35
Elite College of Cosmetology
Lexington
79
$13,875
36
Queen City College
Clarksville
105
$13,824
37
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology
City
101
$13,800
38
Nashville College of Medical Careers
Madison
87
$13,800
39
Love Beauty School Inc
Manchester
67
$13,500
40
Sandra Academy of Salon Services, Inc
Tazewell
64
$13,000
41
Master's Barber & Styling College
Hickory
18
$12,100
42
John A Gupton College
Nashville
110
$11,158
43
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
Chattanooga
273
$10,690
44
Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology
Franklin
8
$10,500
45
Massage Institute of Memphis
Memphis
25
$9,600
46
Career Beauty College
Lawrenceburg
17
$9,500
47
Mind Body Institute
Nashville
37
$9,475
48
William Moore College of Technology
Memphis
264
$7,305
49
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville
Shelbyville
485
$6,405
50
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis
Memphis
843
$5,867
51
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville
McMinnville
258
$5,124
52
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville
Knoxville
1,137
$4,863
53
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro -
LaFollette
--
$4,586
54
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton
Elizabethton
458
$4,582
55
Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin
8,838
$4,522
56
Roane State Community College
Harriman
5,626
$4,443
57
EduMed Partners
Goodlettsville
31
$4,300
58
Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville
11,168
$4,276
59
Columbia State Community College
Columbia
5,938
$4,269
60
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis
9,099
$4,255
61
Northeast State Community College
Blountville
6,088
$4,248
62
Motlow State Community College
Tullahoma
6,594
$4,241
63
Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland
3,005
$4,235
64
Dyersburg State Community College
Dyersburg
2,843
$4,235
65
Walters State Community College
Morristown
6,075
$4,224
66
Jackson State Community College
Jackson
4,746
$4,221
67
Nashville State Community College
Nashville
8,197
$4,191
68
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens
Athens
386
$4,143
69
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington
Covington
318
$4,143
70
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville
Crossville
335
$4,143
71
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump
Crump
403
$4,143
72
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson
Dickson
582
$4,143
73
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman
Harriman
281
$4,143
74
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville
Hartsville
712
$4,143
75
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro
Jacksboro
256
$4,143
76
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson
Jackson
547
$4,143
77
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston
Livingston
1,075
$4,143
78
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie
McKenzie
176
$4,143
79
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown
Morristown
672
$4,143
80
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro
491
$4,143
81
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Nashville
806
$4,143
82
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris
Paris
271
$4,143
83
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski
Pulaski
592
$4,143
84
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley
Ripley
205
$4,143
85
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Whiteville
Whiteville
278
$4,143
86
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern
Newbern
413
$4,089
87
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga
8,152
$4,063
88
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville
Huntsville
276
$3,924
89
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald
Hohenwald
577
$3,738
90
Allied Health Careers Institute
Murfreesboro
88
$1,200


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Allied Health Careers Institute Arnolds Beauty School Austin's Beauty College Inc Career Beauty College Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers Chattanooga State Community College Cleveland State Community College Columbia State Community College Concorde Career College-Memphis Dyersburg State Community College EduMed Partners Elite College of Cosmetology Empire Beauty School-E Memphis Empire Beauty School-Jackson Empire Beauty School-Nashville Empire Beauty School-S Memphis Fayetteville College of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Fortis Institute-Cookeville Fortis Institute-Nashville Franklin Academy Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology Genesis Career College-Cookeville Genesis Career College-Lebanon Gould's Academy Image Maker Beauty Institute Jackson State Community College Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology John A Gupton College Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville Love Beauty School Inc Massage Institute of Memphis Master's Barber & Styling College Memphis Institute of Barbering Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga Mind Body Institute Motlow State Community College Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design Nashville Barber and Style Academy Nashville College of Medical Careers Nashville Film Institute Nashville State Community College National College-Nashville North Central Institute Northeast State Community College Paul Mitchell the School-Knoxville Paul Mitchell the School-Memphis Paul Mitchell the School-Murfreesboro Pellissippi State Community College Queen City College Remington College-Nashville Campus Roane State Community College Ross Medical Education Center-Johnson City Ross Medical Education Center-Knoxville SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville Sandra Academy of Salon Services, Inc Southwest Tennessee Community College Tennessee Career Institute Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Covington Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hartsville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jacksboro - Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Knoxville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Livingston Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Whiteville Tennessee School of Beauty of Knoxville Inc The Salon Professional Academy-Nashville Vibe Barber College Volunteer State Community College Walters State Community College William Moore College of Technology

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