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2021 Top Tennessee Men's Baseball Schools

22 Colleges
$27,673 Avg Tuition & Fees*
37% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Men's Baseball in Tennessee ranking is part of that endeavor.

We analyzed 22 colleges and universities across Tennessee to determine which were the best for Men's Baseball athletes in Tennessee. Our ranking methodology focuses a number of different objective factors - such as the overall quality of the school, the school's athletic competitiveness, and the amount of athletic aid per student - to make this determination. Having a great sports team is not enough - the school must also focus on academic excellence.

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Top Colleges in Tennessee for Men's Baseball athletes in Tennessee

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

Our 2021 rankings named Vanderbilt University the best school for Men’s Baseball athletes in Tennessee working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the fairly large private not-for-profit school awarded 2,280 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The team at Vanderbilt took home $6,607,679 in revenue and paid out $6,511,989 in expenses in recent times. Happily, this means that the team turned a profit of $95,690. The great academic progress rate of 988 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

The impressive student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1 means that students may have more opportunities to work more closely with their professors than they would at other schools. Vanderbilt did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our overall quality list.

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You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend The University of Tennessee - Knoxville. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, the large public school handed out 5,103 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at UT Knoxville made $1,046,226 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 975.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 86%. UT Knoxville also took the #4 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#3

Belmont University

Nashville, Tennessee

The excellent sports programs at Belmont University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Men’s Baseball athletes in Tennessee. Belmont University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in Nashville, Tennessee that handed out 1,635 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Belmont took home $1,066,412 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 987 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

Belmont not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #5 on our overall quality list.

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#4

Lipscomb University

Nashville, Tennessee

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Lipscomb University. The school came in at #4 in this year’s ranking. Lipscomb is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Nashville, Tennessee. It awarded 774 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at Lipscomb made $1,480,184 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 978 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

Lipscomb also claimed a spot on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 20% of all schools in this category.

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#5

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Tennessee

A rank of #5 on our list means Tennessee Technological University is a great place for Men’s Baseball athletes in Tennessee working on their bachelor’s degree. Tennessee Technological University is a fairly large public school located in Cookeville, Tennessee that handed out 2,248 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Tennessee Tech University took home $781,676 in revenue. The great academic progress rate of 993 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

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#6

Union University

Jackson, Tennessee

Union University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Jackson, Tennessee, and it awarded 533 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Union brought in $669,070 while tallying up $667,359 in expenses for its Men’s Baseball team. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $1,711 in profit.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 86%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Union excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#7

University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

With a ranking of #7, University of Memphis did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. University of Memphis is a large public school located in Memphis, Tennessee that handed out 3,088 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at UofM made $1,300,139 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 989.

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#8

Rhodes College

Memphis, Tennessee

Rhodes College did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking, coming in at #8. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 561 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Rhodes College took home $376,418 in revenue.

With a freshman retention rate of 91%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. In addition to its Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Rhodes College is ranked #2 for overall quality in Tennessee.

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With a ranking of #9, Sewanee - The University of the South did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Sewanee is a private not-for-profit institution located in Sewanee, Tennessee. The school has a small population, and it awarded 432 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Sewanee took home $174,141 in revenue.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 88%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Sewanee not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #3 on our overall quality list.

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#10

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Middle Tennessee State University landed the #10 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Middle Tennessee State University is a public institution located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,078 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Middle Tennessee State University brought home $1,198,323 in revenue in a single year. The great academic progress rate of 993 shows that team members perform well in the classroom, too.

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#11

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, Tennessee

Lincoln Memorial University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking, coming in at #11. LMU is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Harrogate, Tennessee. It awarded 315 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Baseball team at LMU made $550,503 in revenue.

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With a ranking of #12, The University of Tennessee - Martin did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Located in Martin, Tennessee, the medium-sized public school handed out 1,176 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

UT Martin brought in $764,359 while tallying up $737,290 in expenses for its Men’s Baseball team. Happily, this means that the team turned a profit of $27,069. The academic progress rate of the team is 969.

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#13

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, Tennessee

Austin Peay State University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking, coming in at #13. This fairly large public school is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, and it awarded 1,517 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Austin Peay State University brought in $825,887 while tallying up $816,159 in expenses for its Men’s Baseball team. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $9,728 in profit. The team has a great academic progress rate of 980, signifying that team members care about their grades.

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#14

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Tennessee

Trevecca Nazarene University landed the #14 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and it awarded 428 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at TNU brought home $474,574 in revenue in a single year.

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#15

Lee University

Cleveland, Tennessee

Lee University ranked #15 on this year’s Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee list. Lee University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school situated in Cleveland, Tennessee. It awarded 848 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Lee University brought home $565,889 in revenue in a single year.

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#16

Maryville College

Maryville, Tennessee

With a ranking of #16, Maryville College did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Maryville College is located in Maryville, Tennessee and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 266 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Maryville College took home $180,682 in revenue.

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#17

Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Tennessee

With a ranking of #17, Christian Brothers University did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Memphis, Tennessee is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 363 students in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Christian Brothers brought home $346,133 in revenue in a single year.

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#18

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City, Tennessee

Carson - Newman University ranked #18 on this year’s Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee list. Jefferson City, Tennessee is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 431 students in 2018-2019.

The team at Carson - Newman took home $578,578 in revenue and paid out $574,368 in expenses in recent times. Thus, the team actually made $4,210, which isn’t bad at all.

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#19

Tusculum College

Greeneville, Tennessee

Tusculum College ranked #19 on this year’s Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee list. Tusculum College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Greeneville, Tennessee. The school has a small population, and it awarded 309 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Baseball team at Tusculum College took home $463,311 in revenue.

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#20

King University

Bristol, Tennessee

King University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking, coming in at #20. King is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Bristol, Tennessee. It awarded 526 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at King brought home $457,670 in revenue in a single year.

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#21

Le Moyne - Owen College

Memphis, Tennessee

Le Moyne - Owen College ranked #21 on this year’s Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee list. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Memphis, Tennessee, and it awarded 137 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Le Moyne - Owen College brought home $82,645 in revenue in a single year.

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#22

Lane College

Jackson, Tennessee

Lane College landed the #22 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Baseball in Tennessee ranking. Located in Jackson, Tennessee, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 176 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

The Men’s Baseball team at Lane College brought home $331,982 in revenue in a single year.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 22 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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