College Rankings - Academics in Tennessee

Making the grade: A high Academics grade generally indicates that professors are knowledgeable, accessible, and genuinely interested in their students' welfare. Other determining factors include class size, how well professors communicate, and whether or not classes are engaging. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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A+
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
6,796
A-
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
580
A-
Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
1,915
A-
Sewanee
Sewanee, TN
1,509
A-
Union University
Jackson, TN
2,829
B+
Belmont University
Nashville, TN
5,289
B+
Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
2,644
B
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
1,247
B
Lee University
Cleveland, TN
4,565
B
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
20,916
B-
Freed-Hardeman University
Henderson, TN
1,449
B-
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
22,371
B-
Southern Adventist University
Collegedale, TN
2,896
B-
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN
17,653
C+
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN
9,735
C+
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
12,267
C+
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN
9,957
C+
University of Tennessee - Martin
Martin, TN
7,318
C
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
6,745
C
Tusculum College
Greeneville, TN
1,980
C-
UT Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
10,159