- Low cost/most affordable in the South
- % graduate debt free
- Other info from Admissions
- US News and World Report: "Best National Univerities" listing for 3rd straight year, Students graduate with the least average amount of student debt of any school in the state, public or private, Graduates also have the second-highest median starting salary of any school in the state, 2nd highest first-year student retention rate
- MONEY magazine - Top public college in Tennessee in "Best Colleges for your Money"