Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


Residence of First-Time Freshmen at

TICUA Member Institutions

With the inception of the lottery scholarship in 2004, more and more Tennessee high school students are choosing to attend TICUA member institutions. In 2010,  51% of first-time freshmen students attending TICUA member schools were from Tennessee - up from 42% before the lottery scholarship.

Data represents first-time freshmen students who graduated from high school in the 12 months prior.

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment Surveys, Residence & Migration of First-Time Freshmen Surveys

Message from TICUA President Claude Pressnell: This message is part of an ongoing series of charts that the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association will share in the coming months, highlighting the impact of our 35 member campuses. We hope that you will find this information helpful. Please contact us for additional information either by phone at 615-242-6400 or email at research@ticua.org.