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Tennessee Board of Regents

Tennessee Board of Regents

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) system strives to educate more Tennesseans in order to provide Tennessee with the workforce it needs for sound economic development. The TBR system consists of 46 institutions and 200,000 students, making it the nation’s sixth largest system of public higher education.

TBR is comprised of:

  • 6 state universities
  • 13 community colleges
  • 27 technology centers

These educational institutions offer classes in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.

Target Sectors

  • Advanced Materials
  • Alternative Energy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Energy Science
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology
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