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Schools with a median SAT of 400-1600, a median ACT of 1-36, that are in Tennessee, with a graduation rate of greater than 0%, an acceptance rate of greater than 0%, with stated tuition between $0k-$100k, and a student population between 0k-100k, sorted by Influence.

Vanderbilt University
#1

Vanderbilt University

#98 institution's overall influence
#16 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$52K

Acceptance

12%

Graduation

92%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1510/34

Nashville, TN

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University of Tennessee
#2

University of Tennessee

#204 institution's overall influence
#1285 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$13K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

70%

Student body

27K

Median SAT/ACT

1240/27

Knoxville, TN

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University of Memphis
#3

University of Memphis

#506 institution's overall influence
#787 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

85%

Graduation

43%

Student body

16K

Median SAT/ACT

1120/22

Memphis, TN

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Middle Tennessee State University
#4

Middle Tennessee State University

#998 institution's overall influence
#1328 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

94%

Graduation

44%

Student body

18K

Median SAT/ACT

1135/23

Murfreesboro, TN

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East Tennessee State University
#5

East Tennessee State University

#1163 institution's overall influence
#564 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

78%

Graduation

41%

Student body

12K

Median SAT/ACT

1075/23

Johnson City, TN

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Tennessee State University
#6

Tennessee State University

#993 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$9K

Graduation

29%

Student body

7K

Nashville, TN

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Sewanee: The University of the South
#7

Sewanee: The University of the South

#1058 institution's overall influence
#1056 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$45K

Acceptance

56%

Graduation

77%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1245/27

Sewanee, TN

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Rhodes College
#8

Rhodes College

#1065 institution's overall influence
#1162 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$49K

Acceptance

51%

Graduation

83%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1325/29

Memphis, TN

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Fisk University
#9

Fisk University

#535 institution's overall influence
#843 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$22K

Acceptance

66%

Graduation

49%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1040/21

Nashville, TN

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
#10

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

#1134 institution's overall influence
#1007 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

45%

Student body

10K

Median SAT/ACT

1130/23

Chattanooga, TN

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Belmont University
#11

Belmont University

#1760 institution's overall influence
#698 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

69%

Student body

7K

Median SAT/ACT

1225/26

Nashville, TN

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Bryan College
#12

Bryan College

#2665 institution's overall influence
#159 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$28K

Acceptance

51%

Graduation

46%

Student body

1K

Dayton, TN

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Austin Peay State University
#13

Austin Peay State University

#1885 institution's overall influence
#581 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$8K

Acceptance

91%

Graduation

36%

Student body

11K

Median SAT/ACT

1065/21

Clarksville, TN

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Lincoln Memorial University
#14

Lincoln Memorial University

#2533 institution's overall influence
#1140 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$23K

Acceptance

69%

Graduation

53%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1100/22

Harrogate, TN

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Tennessee Technological University
#15

Tennessee Technological University

#1841 institution's overall influence
#1420 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$9K

Acceptance

80%

Graduation

49%

Student body

9K

Median SAT/ACT

1125/24

Cookeville, TN

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Lipscomb University
#16

Lipscomb University

#1781 institution's overall influence
#1338 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Acceptance

62%

Graduation

59%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1185/26

Nashville, TN

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#17

University of Tennessee at Martin

#2149 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$10K

Acceptance

65%

Graduation

50%

Student body

6K

Median SAT/ACT

/23

Martin, TN

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King University
#18

King University

#2538 institution's overall influence
#1412 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$31K

Acceptance

60%

Graduation

52%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1097/22

Bristol, TN

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Meharry Medical College
#19

Meharry Medical College

#1344 institution's overall influence

Student body

<1K

Nashville, TN

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Lee University
#20

Lee University

#2415 institution's overall influence
#1378 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$19K

Acceptance

83%

Graduation

52%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1070/24

Cleveland, TN

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Union University
#21

Union University

#2362 institution's overall influence
#1263 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$22K

Acceptance

58%

Graduation

69%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1170/26

Jackson, TN

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Trevecca Nazarene University
#22

Trevecca Nazarene University

#3481 institution's overall influence
#1267 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$26K

Acceptance

63%

Graduation

54%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1179/23

Nashville, TN

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South College
#23

South College

#6753 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$17K

Graduation

34%

Student body

3K

Knoxville, TN

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Christian Brothers University
#24

Christian Brothers University

#2943 institution's overall influence
#1298 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$34K

Acceptance

50%

Graduation

43%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

/24

Memphis, TN

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Southern Adventist University
#25

Southern Adventist University

#4564 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$23K

Acceptance

74%

Graduation

42%

Student body

3K

Collegedale, TN

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Johnson University
#26

Johnson University

#3834 institution's overall influence
#143 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$17K

Acceptance

55%

Graduation

60%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

1107/21

Knoxville, TN

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Carson–Newman University
#27

Carson–Newman University

#4673 institution's overall influence
#287 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$29K

Acceptance

79%

Graduation

46%

Student body

3K

Median SAT/ACT

1050/24

Jefferson City, TN

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Southern College of Optometry
#28

Southern College of Optometry

#4076 institution's overall influence
Memphis, TN

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Volunteer State Community College
#29

Volunteer State Community College

#5649 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

6K

Gallatin, TN

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Maryville College
#30

Maryville College

#2959 institution's overall influence
#1137 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$36K

Acceptance

62%

Graduation

59%

Student body

1K

Median SAT/ACT

1141/24

Maryville, TN

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Welch College
#31

Welch College

#7135 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$20K

Graduation

52%

Student body

<1K

Gallatin, TN

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Cumberland University
#32

Cumberland University

#1763 institution's overall influence
#180 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$24K

Acceptance

54%

Graduation

50%

Student body

2K

Median SAT/ACT

1005/20

Lebanon, TN

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Memphis College of Art
#33

Memphis College of Art

#4623 institution's overall influence
#349 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$33K

Graduation

47%

Student body

<1K

Memphis, TN

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Chattanooga State Community College
#34

Chattanooga State Community College

#7149 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

5K

Chattanooga, TN

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American Baptist College
#35

American Baptist College

#5473 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$12K

Graduation

8%

Student body

<1K

Nashville, TN

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Pellissippi State Community College
#36

Pellissippi State Community College

#7162 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

7K

Knoxville, TN

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Columbia State Community College
#37

Columbia State Community College

#6451 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$5K

Student body

4K

Columbia, TN

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Walters State Community College
#38

Walters State Community College

#6561 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

4K

Morristown, TN

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Southwest Tennessee Community College
#39

Southwest Tennessee Community College

#6383 institution's overall influence
#428 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

6K

Memphis, TN

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Memphis Theological Seminary
#40

Memphis Theological Seminary

#5527 institution's overall influence

Student body

<1K

Memphis, TN

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LeMoyne–Owen College
#41

LeMoyne–Owen College

#5452 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

64%

Graduation

14%

Student body

<1K

Median SAT/ACT

825/16

Memphis, TN

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Northeast State Community College
#42

Northeast State Community College

#7376 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

4K

Blountville, TN

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Lane College
#43

Lane College

#3926 institution's overall influence
#284 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$12K

Graduation

21%

Student body

1K

Jackson, TN

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Roane State Community College
#44

Roane State Community College

#7627 institution's overall influence
#1288 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$5K

Student body

4K

Harriman, TN

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Cleveland State Community College
#45

Cleveland State Community College

#7982 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

2K

Cleveland, TN

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Richmont Graduate University
#46

Richmont Graduate University

#9718 institution's overall influence

Student body

<1K

Chattanooga, TN

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Hiwassee College
#47

Hiwassee College

#6450 institution's overall influence
#1435 overall school desirability
Madisonville, TN

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Bethel University
#48

Bethel University

#9493 institution's overall influence
#1115 overall school desirability

Tuition + fees

$11K

Acceptance

76%

Graduation

27%

Student body

4K

Median SAT/ACT

1024/18

McKenzie, TN

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Nashville State Community College
#49

Nashville State Community College

#5677 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

5K

Nashville, TN

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Motlow State Community College
#50

Motlow State Community College

#9353 institution's overall influence

Tuition + fees

$4K

Student body

5K

Tullahoma, TN

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