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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

Tennessee Board of Regents meeting at Columbia State Community College

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved increases in tuition and fees that are among the lowest on average since 1996.

Live Video Webcast

To view the TBR 2015 June Quarterly Board meeting at Columbia State Community College on June 18 and 19, visit the meeting website at  The video is available without a password and will be archived immediately following the meeting.

Board meeting at TTU March 2015

Tuition and fee rates will be considered during the Finance and Business Operations Committee meeting Thursday. The full Board will meet on Friday, when members will vote on the committee’s recommendations for tuition and fees.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed new presidents at Chattanooga State Community College, Motlow State Community College in Moore County, and Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis, and a new director for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Covington and Ripley.

On Campus

Austin Peay State University

For the fourth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for.

Tennessee Tech University

TTU associate professor and team of student researchers are going through WHO list to see how many  compounds they can create using environmentally friendly methods and materials.

Roane State Community College

For Roane State Community College student Dalton Powers, the mentorship tnAchieves provided was just as valuable as the scholarship it offered.

Austin Peay State University

The Green Zone program was designed to give veterans transitioning to student life a way to recognize staff and faculty who have been trained to provide a resource and ally for student veterans and active duty service members