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TN Promise & Open Access Putting College Within Reach for Every High School Student Since its launch in 2015, Tennessee Promise has made college accessible for every high school student regardless of high school grade point average, socio-economic status or zip code. The last-dollar scholarship covers tuition and mandatory fees not covered by other sources of aid.

Positive Growth & Student Success for the Tennessee Promise Program

COLLEGE-GOING RATES*

2018 FAFSA FILING RATES

82%

2014

59%

2015

64%

2016

63%

2017

64%

2018

63%

*Share of public high school graduates who enroll at a postsecondary institution in the summer or fall semester immediately after high school graduation.

ENROLLMENT

2015 Cohort 2016 Cohort 2017 Cohort

1,919 1,940 1,958

RETENTION RATES*

13,287 13,793

2015 Cohort

60%

14,059

Community Colleges

TCATs

2015 Cohort

SUCCESS RATES*

* First- to second-year retention of Tennessee Promise students.

52%

2017 Cohort

75%

COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

TCAT STUDENTS

2016 Cohort

2018 Cohort

52%

72%

*”Success” at a community is defined as having received an award, transferred to a four-year school or still enrolled in college. ”Success” at a TCAT is defined as having earned a diploma or certificate.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2016 Cohort

61%

Profile for TBR | The College System of Tennessee

Careers Start Here. Tennessee's Community & Technical College  

Careers Start Here. Tennessee's Community & Technical College