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Welcome to the Tennessee Board of Regents

Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

The 27 Colleges of Applied Technology are the state’s premier providers of technical training for workers to obtain the technical skills and professional training necessary for advancement in today’s job market. 

Tennessee's Community Colleges

The 13 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system comprise all two-year public institutions in Tennessee.  Each community college has a specific service area.


The Tennessee Board of Regents system includes six universities. Located throughout Tennessee, these institutions are focused on excellence in academic programming, research endeavors and public service initiatives.

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From the Board

Motlow Campus

Four finalists have been selected to possibly become the next president of Motlow State Community College. Each will participate in interviews, campus forums and community receptions next week.

TBR News

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet via telephone at 9:30 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 8, to review background materials and discuss information needs and next steps as it begins consideration of tuition and maintenance fee recommendations.

John Morgan

Tennessee Board of Regents colleges are improving success rates for students who come to campus requiring remedial support.

Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents received the news during a report on academic initiatives at the Board’s quarterly meeting on the campus of Tennessee Tech University today.

Tennessee Tech University

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session on Friday, March 27, on the campus of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville following a program honoring the 100th anniversary of TTU’s charter date.

On Campus

Roane State Community College


A Maker Space provides equipment and tools entrepreneurs need to develop prototypes. 

Mayors Honor Volunteering
Volunteer State Community College

Mayors from across Sumner County gathered at Volunteer State Community College to salute volunteerism.

Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga State Community College

Named a Rewards School for performance in 2014, Collegiate High ranks in the top five percent of schools for performance and the top five percent of schools for progress.

Engineering Technology
Pellissippi State Community College

When President Barack Obama visited East Tennessee in January, he introduced Americas College Promise and launched a manufacturing innovation hubboth with ties to Pellissippi State Community College.