Tennessee Independent Colleges
and Universities Association

Private Colleges Serving Tennessee


Percent of Pell-Eligible Undergraduates, Fall 2014

TICUA member institutions serve a diverse group of students, including a large number of low income students.

Across Tennessee, 44% of all college and university students are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, awarded to low-income students.

19 TICUA member institutions have a Pell-eligible population of greater than 44%.

Source:TICUA Enrollment Reports and Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book 2014-15
Note: Pell eligible students are defined as students who were eligible to receive the Pell Grant at any time during their college career.


Message from TICUA President Claude Pressnell: This message is part of an ongoing series of charts from the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association highlighting the impact of our 34 member campuses. We hope that you will find this information helpful.

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