Colleges in Carter County, Tennessee

There are 5 Colleges in Carter County, Tennessee, serving a population of 56,500 people in an area of 342 square miles. There is 1 College per 11,300 people, and 1 College per 68 square miles.

In Tennessee, Carter County is ranked 10th of 95 counties in Colleges per capita, and 9th of 95 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Carter County Colleges

Find Carter County, Tennessee colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Emmanuel Christian Seminary 1 Walker Drive Johnson, TN

Milligan College 1 Blowers Boulevard Elizabethton, TN

Tennessee College Of Applied Technology-Elizabethton 426 Tennessee 91 Elizabethton, TN

Tennessee College Of Applied Technology-Elizabethton - Herman Robinson Campus 1500 Arney Street Elizabethton, TN

Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology 426 Highway 91 Elizabethton, TN

About Carter County Colleges

Carter County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Carter County, TN. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Carter County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Carter County College Statistics

Find Carter County College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Carter County College Enrollment
 Carter CountyTennessee
College/Grad School Enrollment3,050 (26.4%)402,445 (25.5%)
Carter County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Carter CountyTennessee
Some College, No Degree8,760 (21.2%)934,347 (20.9%)
Associate's Degree2,176 (5.3%)312,442 (7.0%)
Bachelor's Degree4,166 (10.1%)738,613 (16.5%)
Graduate/Professional Degree2,232 (5.4%)428,160 (9.6%)
Carter County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Carter CountyTennessee
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher6,3981,166,773
Arts, Humanities & Others1,509 (23.6%)258,560 (22.2%)
Business1,086 (17.0%)263,717 (22.6%)
Education1,288 (20.1%)174,760 (15.0%)
Science & Engineering1,524 (23.8%)349,181 (29.9%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields991 (15.5%)120,555 (10.3%)