How do Tennessee universities rank
In the 2014 Washington Monthly College Guide rankings? Here are the national university rankings. The College Guide rated schools based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to their country). The first number their ranking in the category and the second is their overall score. MTSU, ETSU, and UT's scores are clustered closely together.
25 Vanderbilt University (TN) 70 40 University of Memphis (TN)* 67 56 Tennessee State University (TN)* 64 126 Middle Tennessee State University (TN)* 53 139 East Tennessee State University (TN)* 51 150 University of Tennessee (TN)* 50 245 Trevecca Nazarene University (TN) 36