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The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is the state's coordinating agency for higher education. Guided by the Public Agenda for Tennessee Higher Education, THEC oversees an array of finance, academic, research and consumer protection initiatives that promote student success and support the State's completion agenda for postsecondary education. THEC actively seeks to develop policy recommendations, programmatic initiatives, and partnerships that increase educational attainment in the state while improving higher education access and success for all Tennesseans.

Recent Reports

  • 2013-14 Fact Book - Provides information on enrollment and transfers, persistence and attainment, and fiscal information about TN universities. Throughout the attached report, THEC seeks to comply with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements to protect students’ personally identifiable information by suppressing individual cells containing five observations or fewer.
  • THEC releases 2014 Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs
    The report card provides a look at the success of Tennessee’s 43 teacher training programs in terms of licensure exam pass rates, placement and retention, and value-added data analysis.

Authorized Institutions Data

Authorized Institutions Data 2008 Legislative Reports