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Alice Lloyd College – Pippa Passes, KY                           

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC             

Art Institutes                                                        

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN              

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN               

Clemson University – Clemson, SC                         

Converse College – Spartanburg, SC                     

Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY          

Davidson College – Charlotte, NC                          

Dension University – Granville, OH                          

Emory & Henry College – Emory, VA                              

Emory University – Atlanta, GA                                   

Erskine College – Due West, SC                               

East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN    

Georgia Tech – Atlanta, GA                                        

Graceland University – Lamoni, IA                         

Maryville College – Maryville, TN                 

Memphis College of Art                                                   

Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN

Milligan College – Milligan, TN                                  

Mississippi State – Mississippi                                  

Northeast State - Blountville, TN                     

Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI                

Randolph College – Lynchburg, VA              

Rhodes College – Memphis, TN                                 

Southeastern University – Washington, DC        

TN College of Applied Technology- Elizabethton

TN College of Applied Technology - Morristown

TN Technological University – Cookeville, TN             

Tusculum College – Greeneville, TN                       

University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT                         

University of Memphis – Memphis, TN                    

University of Tennessee Chattanooga                              

University of Tennessee Knoxville                                    

University of the South – Sewanee, TN                   

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA                  

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN                     

Virginia Intermont College – Bristol, VA                            

Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO      

Walters State Community College- Morristown, TN          


College Search

Go to:

**If you want to save your search results you must create an account.

Click on each filter along the left side of the screen and answer the questions within each filter. Note that you can indicate the degree of each filter area from “Don’t care” to “Must have”.


Once completed, view all of your matches. If you did not have any matches, change your preferences to

“want” instead of “must have”. Add colleges of your choice to your favorites.


Next steps:

  1. Plan a college visit to your favorite colleges
  2. Evaluate cost; consider financial aid & scholarship possibilities
  3. Decide on which colleges you want to apply to
  4. (Seniors) Apply online during College App Week Sept. 29-Oct. 4
  5. (Seniors) Complete FAFSA January 1 (estimate)
  6. (Seniors) Update FAFSA once taxes are completed
  7. (Seniors) Apply for scholarships throughout the year (local & national)
  8. (Seniors) Receive financial aid award letter from colleges & determine where you want to attend


Wondering where to go to college?  How much will it cost?  What do I need to get in?  What does the campus look like? 

Below are some websites to explore to help you learn more about various colleges.

Campus Explorer

Campus Tours

College Click TV


Is a degree program you’d like to pursue not available in your state? Is out-of state tuition a barrier to a major offered at a college in another state? Looking for options with lower tuition?

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college.
Pay in-state tuition rates.

To qualify, you must: 

Be a resident of one of 15 participating SREB states.

Select a program eligible for residents of your home state.

Complete the admission process at the institution that offers the program.

Be certified as a resident of your home state by contacting your state’s ACM coordinator.