The Tennessee Board of Regents system includes six universities:
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Carnegie class master's university, medium programs
East Tennessee State University,including the ETSU School of Medicine, Johnson City, Carnegie class doctoral/research university
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Carnegie class master's university, larger programs
Tennessee State University, Nashville, a historically-black university, Carnegie class doctoral/research university
Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Carnegie class master's university, larger programs
University of Memphis, Memphis, Carnegie class research university, high research activity
Located throughout Tennessee, these institutions provide access to high quality degree programs and are focused on excellence in academic programming, excellence in research endeavors, and excellence in public service initiatives.