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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.

Universities

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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institutions
115
teaching locations
207,503
students
614
programs of study

From the Board

TBR News
05/27/2015

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.

Athony Kinkel headshot
05/26/2015

Anthony G. Kinkel, current president of Wichita Area Technical College in Kansas, has been recommended by Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan as the next president to lead Motlow State Community College.

Youlanda Jones-Wilcox headshot
05/26/2015

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan will recommend Youlanda Jones-Wilcox as the next director to lead the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Covington and Ripley.

Tracy Hall
05/22/2015

Pending approval by the Tennessee Board of Regents Wednesday, Tracy D. Hall is in line to become the next president at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

On Campus

05/20/2015
Chattanooga State Community College

The inaugural class of nuclear professionals from the Tennessee Valley Authority began training Monday in a new workforce development program offered by Chattanooga State Community College.

05/14/2015
Roane State Community College

TnAchieves, the forerunner of Tennessee Promise, offered students two years of community college tuition-free.

05/13/2015
Tennessee Tech University

Tennessee Tech University graduates are among the best-prepared in the state for successful careers, according to a study by the Brookings Institute’s Metropolitan Policy Program.

05/08/2015
Volunteer State Community College

The forty-third annual commencement ceremony at Volunteer State Community College was the largest number of graduates participating in the ceremony in college history