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Selecting an Institution

When selecting an institution, consumers should first collect information about area institutions that offer programs of interest and directly compare each potential school. General information concerning postsecondary institutions in Tennessee, subject to the Postsecondary Education Authorization Act of 1974, can be found in the Frequently Asked Postsecondary Questions section of this site. Also, a list of authorized schools can also be retrieved via this site.

For a listing of public institutions in Tennessee, consumers can browse the Tennessee Board of Regents or University of Tennessee web sites. Students interested in obtaining information on other private colleges and universities in the state can contact the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association.