Best Online Schools in Tennessee for 2017 Determined by

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Over 30 Colleges Chosen for Overall Excellence in Online Learning, Student Resources

The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, released its list of the best colleges and universities with online programs in Tennessee for 2017. Of the 23 four-year schools that qualified for the list, Vanderbilt University, The University of Tennessee—Knoxville, Carson-Newman University, Union University and University of Memphis came in as the top five. 10 two-year colleges were also honored; Chattanooga State Community College, Roane State Community College, Walters State Community College, Nashville State Community College and Pellissippi State Community College were the top five schools.

“These Tennessee colleges and universities have demonstrated their value to non-traditional students by providing high-quality, accredited online programs,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “In addition to outstanding educational options, these schools also offer excellent academic resources to better help their online students succeed.”

To earn a spot on the Community for Accredited Online Schools list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also evaluated based on government-sourced metrics that include graduation rates, the availability of academic and student services, financial aid opportunities and student/teacher ratios.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

The Best Online Four-Year Schools in Tennessee for 2017 include the following:
Austin Peay State University
Bethel University
Bryan College-Dayton
Carson-Newman University
Cumberland University
East Tennessee State University
Freed-Hardeman University
Johnson University
King University
Lee University
Milligan College
Southern Adventist University
Tennessee State University
Tennessee Technological University
Tennessee Wesleyan College
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Trevecca Nazarene University
Union University
University of Memphis
University of Tennessee Martin
Vanderbilt University
Welch College

The Best Online Two-Year Schools in Tennessee for 2017 include the following:
Chattanooga State Community College
Cleveland State Community College
Columbia State Community College
Motlow State Community College
Nashville State Community College
Northeast State Community College
Pellissippi State Community College
Roane State Community College
Volunteer State Community College
Walters State Community College

About Us: was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.

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