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|Rank in Tennessee||Highest Enrollment|
|1||1||The University of Tennessee-Knoxville||28,894||30,030 (↓3.8%)|
|2||2||Middle Tennessee State University||21,631||23,881 (↓9.4%)|
|3||3||University of Memphis||21,458||21,480 (↓0.1%)|
|4||4||East Tennessee State University||14,317||14,691 (↓2.5%)|
|5||5||Vanderbilt University||12,824||12,757 (↑0.5%)|
|6||6||The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga||11,638||11,674 (↓0.3%)|
|7 ↑||10||Austin Peay State University||10,954||10,399 (↑5.3%)|
|8 ↑||9||Pellissippi State Community College||10,894||10,704 (↑1.8%)|
|9 ↓||7||Tennessee Technological University||10,186||11,118 (↓8.4%)|
|10 ↓||8||Southwest Tennessee Community College||9,347||10,817 (↓13.6%)|
|11 ↑||14||Volunteer State Community College||9,154||8,153 (↑12.3%)|
|12 ↓||11||Nashville State Community College||8,284||10,007 (↓17.2%)|
|13 ↑||16||Belmont University||8,260||6,915 (↑19.5%)|
|14 ↓||12||Chattanooga State Community College||8,241||9,910 (↓16.8%)|
|15 ↓||13||Tennessee State University||7,774||8,883 (↓12.5%)|
|16 ↓||15||The University of Tennessee-Martin||7,048||7,423 (↓5.1%)|
|17 ↑||23||Motlow State Community College||6,886||4,900 (↑40.5%)|
|18 ↑||21||Columbia State Community College||6,221||5,225 (↑19.1%)|
|19 ↓||18||Walters State Community College||6,144||6,265 (↓1.9%)|
|20||20||Northeast State Community College||6,139||5,893 (↑4.2%)|
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