2019 Best Online Colleges in Tennessee

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Ranked based on tuition rates and average alumni salaries, this list highlights the best online schools in Tennessee. Tennessee Tech University is ranked #1, charges a tuition rate of $13,110, and offers programs such as a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with four different concentrations. Ranked #10, Tennessee Wesleyan University offers the lowest tuition of $9,999 each year for its undergraduate degrees, and graduates earn a median salary of $64,800.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Tennessee, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 Tennessee Tech University Annual Tuition $13,110 Median Salary $84,200
#2 #2 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Annual Tuition $14,518 Median Salary $84,300
#3 #3 University of Memphis Annual Tuition $12,600 Median Salary $74,300
#4 #4 The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Annual Tuition $10,290 Median Salary $69,000
#5 #5 Lipscomb University Annual Tuition $16,800 Median Salary $69,500
#6 #6 Middle Tennessee State University Annual Tuition $13,200 Median Salary $68,400
#7 #7 Union University Annual Tuition $13,600 Median Salary $67,300
#8 #8 Austin Peay State University Annual Tuition $9,030 Median Salary $66,400
#9 #9 Tennessee State University Annual Tuition $15,630 Median Salary $66,900
#10 #10 Tennessee Wesleyan University Annual Tuition $9,999 Median Salary $64,800
#11 #11 The University of Tennessee - Martin Annual Tuition $11,940 Median Salary $63,600
#12 #12 King University Annual Tuition $11,008 Median Salary $62,700
#13 #13 Lee University Annual Tuition $13,620 Median Salary $60,800
#14 #14 Bryan College-Dayton Annual Tuition $11,315 Median Salary $56,400
#15 #15 Welch College Annual Tuition $11,098 Median Salary $55,900
#16 #16 Bethel University - TN Annual Tuition $15,292 Median Salary $53,300
#17 #17 Johnson University Annual Tuition $12,000 Median Salary $40,500
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2019 Online Colleges in Tennessee Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $13,110
  • Median Salary: $84,200
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Cookeville

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (26)

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Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,518
  • Median Salary: $84,300
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Knoxville

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (14)

Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (5)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,600
  • Median Salary: $74,300
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Memphis

Online Bachelor's Degrees (27)

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Online Master's Degrees (30)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (18)

  • Annual Tuition: $16,800
  • Median Salary: $69,500
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Nashville

Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (8)

Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,200
  • Median Salary: $68,400
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Murfreesboro

Online Bachelor's Degrees (10)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,030
  • Median Salary: $66,400
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Clarksville

Online Associate Degrees (3)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (21)

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Online Master's Degrees (23)

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Online Certificate Programs (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $15,630
  • Median Salary: $66,900
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Nashville

Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (16)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,940
  • Median Salary: $63,600
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Martin

Online Bachelor's Degrees (7)

Online Master's Degrees (22)

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Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,008
  • Median Salary: $62,700
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Bristol

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (15)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,620
  • Median Salary: $60,800
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Cleveland

Online Bachelor's Degrees (34)

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Online Master's Degrees (7)

Online Certificate Programs (5)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,315
  • Median Salary: $56,400
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Dayton

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (6)

Online Master's Degrees (11)

Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,098
  • Median Salary: $55,900
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ABHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Nashville
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Median Salary: $40,500
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ABHE
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Knoxville

Online Associate Degrees (4)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (15)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

Online Doctoral Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (8)

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Tennessee (58)

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