Best Tennessee Nursing Schools + Programs

This page provides you with a complete overview of available schools providing nursing degrees, programs & certificates in Tennessee. Each school displays the location, school type, total enrolled students and nursing programs offered.

List of Tennessee Nursing Schools and Programs

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are a total of 48 of Tennessee nursing schools offering degrees, programs and certificates. The schools below list the following degrees and certificates including Registered Nursing, Nursing Education, Family Practice Nursing, Nursing Practice, Nursing Science, Nursing Administration, Adult Health Nursing, Nurse Anesthetist, Mental Health Nursing, Critcal Care Nursing, Palliative Care Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Neonatal Nursing, Nursing Midwifery, Clincial Nurse Specialist, Trauma Nursing, Clincial Nurse Leader and Womens Health Nursing.

46 Schools

Aquinas College

Nashville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Education
Aquinas College is located at 4210 Harding Pike Nashville, TN and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Post-master's certificate. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 546 and a 8:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
$20,550 Tuition Private School Type >546 Enrollment No Online Degree

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Family Practice Nursing
Austin Peay State University is located at 601 College St Clarksville, TN and is a Public institution. They award Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate and Post-master's certificate. Their campus setting is considered Midsize City, a student population of 11,920 and a 18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$7,501 Tuition Public School Type >11,920 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences

Memphis, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is located at 1003 Monroe Ave Memphis, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Bachelor's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 1,313 and a 10:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$10,892 Tuition Private School Type >1,313 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Belmont University

Nashville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Practice
Belmont University is located at 1900 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 7,730 and a 14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$30,000 Tuition Private School Type >7,730 Enrollment No Online Degree

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Science
Bethel University is located at 325 Cherry Ave McKenzie, TN and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree and Master's degree. Their campus setting is considered Distant Town, a student population of 7,602 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$10,750 Tuition Private School Type >7,602 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Carson-Newman University

Jefferson City, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Family Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Education
Carson-Newman University is located at 1646 S Russell Ave Jefferson City, TN and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 2,709 and a 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$25,360 Tuition Private School Type >2,709 Enrollment No Online Degree

Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Chattanooga State Community College is located at 4501 Amnicola Hwy Chattanooga, TN and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Midsize City, a student population of 12,661 and a 18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$3,973 Tuition Public School Type >12,661 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Nursing Practice
Christian Brothers University is located at 650 East Parkway South Memphis, TN and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree and Master's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 2,182 and a 11:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$30,166 Tuition Private School Type >2,182 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Cleveland State Community College

Cleveland, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Cleveland State Community College is located at 3535 Adkisson Drive Cleveland, TN and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 4,648 and a 20:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$3,947 Tuition Public School Type >4,648 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Columbia State Community College

Columbia, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Columbia State Community College is located at 1665 Hampshire Pike Columbia, TN and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Distant Town, a student population of 6,933 and a 20:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$3,919 Tuition Public School Type >6,933 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Concorde Career College-Memphis

Memphis, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Concorde Career College-Memphis is located at 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 132 Memphis, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 2,344 and a 28:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
$0 Tuition Private School Type >2,344 Enrollment No Online Degree

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Cumberland University is located at 1 Cumberland Square Lebanon, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Master's degree. Their campus setting is considered Fringe Town, a student population of 1,863 and a 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$21,210 Tuition Private School Type >1,863 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Dyersburg State Community College is located at 1510 Lake Rd Dyersburg, TN and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Remote Town, a student population of 3,627 and a 20:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$3,947 Tuition Public School Type >3,627 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Family Practice Nursing
  • Nursing Science
  • Nursing Education
East Tennessee State University is located at 807 University Pky Johnson City, TN and is a Public institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 16,592 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Education for Public Health.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$8,153 Tuition Public School Type >16,592 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Fisk University

Nashville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Fisk University is located at 1000 17th Ave North Nashville, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Postbaccalaureate certificate. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 791 and a 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$21,480 Tuition Private School Type >791 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Fortis Institute-Nashville

Nashville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Fortis Institute-Nashville is located at 3354 Perimeter Hill Drive, Suite 105 Nashville, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 548 and a 18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio.

Student Services Offered:

  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

$16,484 Tuition Private School Type >548 Enrollment No Online Degree

Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Nursing Practice
Freed-Hardeman University is located at 158 E Main St Henderson, TN and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Distant Town, a student population of 2,100 and a 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$21,500 Tuition Private School Type >2,100 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Jackson State Community College

Jackson, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Jackson State Community College is located at 2046 North Pky Jackson, TN and is a Public institution. They award and Associate's degree. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 6,616 and a 21:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$3,933 Tuition Public School Type >6,616 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

King College

Bristol, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Nursing Practice
King College is located at 1350 King College Rd Bristol, TN and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 3,721 and a 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$26,480 Tuition Private School Type >3,721 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Lee University

Cleveland, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Lee University is located at 1120 N Ocoee St Cleveland, TN and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree and Post-master's certificate. Their campus setting is considered Small City, a student population of 5,679 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$15,000 Tuition Private School Type >5,679 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Lincoln Memorial University is located at 6965 Cumberland Gap Pky Harrogate, TN and is a Private institution. They award Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Remote Town, a student population of 4,169 and a 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation, American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$20,546 Tuition Private School Type >4,169 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Lipscomb University is located at One University Park Drive Nashville, TN and is a Private institution. They award Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree and Doctor's degree - professional practice. Their campus setting is considered Large City, a student population of 5,464 and a 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army, Air Force)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$28,624 Tuition Private School Type >5,464 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Martin Methodist College

Pulaski, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Martin Methodist College is located at 433 West Madison Street Pulaski, TN and is a Private institution. They award and Bachelor's degree. Their campus setting is considered Distant Town, a student population of 1,200 and a 17:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Remedial Services
  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
$23,100 Tuition Private School Type >1,200 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
  • Family Practice Nursing
Middle Tennessee State University is located at 1301 East Main Street Murfreesboro, TN and is a Public institution. They award Certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree and Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Their campus setting is considered Midsize City, a student population of 27,231 and a 18:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

  • Career Counseling Services
  • Employment Services
  • Placement Services
  • Day Care Services

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

  • ROTC(Army)
  • Study Aboard
  • Weekend/Evening Only Option
  • Teacher Certification
  • Distance Education - Undergrad
  • Distance Education - Graduate
$8,080 Tuition Public School Type >27,231 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

Milligan College

Milligan College, TN
PROGRAMS OFFERED
  • Registered Nursing
Milligan College is located at 1 Blowers Blvd. Milligan College, TN and is a Private institution. They award . Their campus setting is considered Suburb City, a student population of 1,307 and a 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. This school is accredited by American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Student Services Offered:

Special Learning Opportunies Include:

$26,760 Tuition Private School Type >1,307 Enrollment Yes Online Degree

List of Tennessee Nursing Schools

School Name Type Estimated Tuition
Aquinas College Private $20,550
Austin Peay State University Public $7,501
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences Private $10,892
Belmont University Private $30,000
Bethel University Private $10,750
Carson, Newman University Private $25,360
Chattanooga State Community College Public $3,973
Christian Brothers University Private $30,166
Cleveland State Community College Public $3,947
Columbia State Community College Public $3,919
Concorde Career College, Memphis Private $0
Cumberland University Private $21,210
Dyersburg State Community College Public $3,947
East Tennessee State University Public $8,153
Fisk University Private $21,480
Fortis Institute, Nashville Private $16,484
Freed, Hardeman University Private $21,500
Jackson State Community College Public $3,933
King College Private $26,480
Lee University Private $15,000
Lincoln Memorial University Private $20,546
Lipscomb University Private $28,624
Martin Methodist College Private $23,100
Middle Tennessee State University Public $8,080
Milligan College Private $26,760
Motlow State Community College Public $3,949
Nashville State Community College Public $3,873
Northeast State Community College Public $3,936
Pellissippi State Community College Public $3,988
Roane State Community College Public $3,906
South College Private $19,425
Southern Adventist University Private $20,650
Southwest Tennessee Community College Public $3,963
Tennessee State University Public $7,112
Tennessee Technological University Public $8,011
Tennessee Wesleyan College Private $22,900
The University of Tennessee Public $11,948
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Public $8,356
The University of Tennessee, Martin Public $8,326
Trevecca Nazarene University Private $23,748
Tusculum College Private $22,670
Union University Private $29,190
University of Memphis Public $8,903
University of Phoenix, Nashville Campus Private $11,150
Vanderbilt University Private $44,712
Walters State Community College Public $3,936