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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

TBR News

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.


The presidential search advisory committee for a new president of Motlow State Community College has been selected and will meet for the first time Wednesday, March 18, and include an opportunity for campus and community comments.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee, and Committee Chairs are scheduled to meet at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 10.

On Campus

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.

Women in Cyber Security
Tennessee Tech University

A Tennessee Tech University computer science associate professor is organizing a conference to bring together industry professionals and higher education faculty and students.

Tennessee Tech University

In honor of 100 years of academics, Tennessee Tech University begins its Centennial Celebration Friday, March 27, with a ”Charter Day” ceremony.