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2021 Best History Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee

6 Colleges
527 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,018 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best History Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best History Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in TennesseeHistory is the #20 most popular major in Tennessee with 527 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 25,943 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.0% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best History Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in history. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent history programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the history program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best History Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best History Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Tennessee

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying history.

Best History Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Tennessee that are best for non-traditional history students. Vanderbilt is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Nashville. Vanderbilt also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.5%. There are approximately 574 students at Vanderbilt that take at least one class online. About 960 of the students at Vanderbilt are attending part time.

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Our rankings recognize The University of Tennessee - Knoxville as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UT Knoxville is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Knoxville. UT Knoxville also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee rankings.

About 4.7% of UT Knoxville students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 9,112 students take at least one class online at UT Knoxville. 3,637 of UT Knoxville students are attending part time. UT Knoxville does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#3

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Memphis. Located in the city of Memphis, UofM is a public school with a fairly large student population. UofM not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee list.

Approximately 5,191 students take at least one class online at UofM. 7,478 students are part time. UofM does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Middle Tennessee State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best history schools for non-traditional students. Middle Tennessee State University is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Murfreesboro. Middle Tennessee State University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee list.

There are approximately 5,857 students at Middle Tennessee State University that take at least one class online. 5,400 of Middle Tennessee State University students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#5

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 best history schools for non-traditional students. Located in the midsize city of Clarksville, Austin Peay State University is a public school with a large student population. Austin Peay State University did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee list.

There are approximately 4,081 students at Austin Peay State University that take at least one class online. About 3,629 of the students at Austin Peay State University are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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East Tennessee State University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 best history schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Johnson City, ETSU is a public college with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at ETSU, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for History in Tennessee ranking.

There are approximately 5,895 students at ETSU that take at least one class online. 2,802 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students History Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best History Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 189
Florida 824
Virginia 1,212
Georgia 663
West Virginia 242
North Carolina 890
South Carolina 449
Alabama 477
Louisiana 318
Kentucky 346
Arkansas 276

History Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
History 615

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 4,860
Psychology 2,335
Social Sciences 2,323
Communication & Journalism 1,724
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 612

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 6 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Abraham Ortelius.

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