Tennessee Independent Colleges
and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


TICUA Member Institutions enroll 26% of students in Tennessee and award 33% of degrees.
Enrollment, Fall 2013 Number of Degrees Conferred,
2012 - 2013
In the fall of 2013, nearly 80,000 students enrolled in the 34 members of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association from every county in the state, every state in the nation and over 140 foreign countries.

TICUA member institutions awarded nearly 19,000 degrees during the previous academic year (Summer 2012 - Spring 2013), ranging from associate's to doctoral degrees.
Sources: TICUA Enrollment  and Completions Reports & the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) 2012- 2013 Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book.

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 34 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.