Top Liberal Arts Colleges in Tennessee

According to the US News Liberal Arts Rankings, Sewanee--University of the South is the highest ranked institution in the state for 2009(#1 in Tennessee and #41 nationally), followed by Rhodes College (#49 nationally).

The University of the South is one of the "Top 10 Best Value Private Colleges"in the nation, placed #8 best value private college according to The Princeton Review 2007. It is also listed as one of the "369 Most Interesting Schools" in the country by Kaplan Newsweek's "How to Get Into College, 2007 Edition". Consumers Digest 2007 ranked Sewanee as #8 best value in the nation in its list of the Top 25 Best Values for Private Liberal Arts Schools. It was also named as one of the Fiske Guide's Best Buy Schools for 2006.

Rhodes College has been named one of The Princeton’s Review’s 50 “Best Value” private colleges for 2009. In addition Princeton Review college guide has cited Rhodes as "the most beautiful campus in America".

List of Liberal Arts Colleges in Tennessee (US):
  • Maryville College
  • Martin Methodist College
  • Milligan College
  • Rhodes College
  • Sewanee, The University of the South
  • Union University
  • Bethel College
  • Belmont University
  • Carson-Newman College
  • Fisk University
  • Lane College
  • Lipscomb University