Colleges and Universities in Franklin, TN

Higher education options are easy to find and affordable in Franklin, TN.

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Franklin, TN offers higher education for those who want to attend college or trade school.

Higher Education in Franklin, TN

O'More College of Design in Franklin is a four-year institution that offers degrees in interior design, fashion design and visual communications. The 40-year-old college continues to add new programs and spaces.

Columbia State Community College in Franklin has more than 50 two-year programs of study. Columbia State is a two-year college and is Tennessee’s first community college. Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses.

Colleges and Universities Near Franklin, TN

There are many colleges within only 15 minutes outside of Franklin, TN, in Nashville. Vanderbilt University is highly ranked in the academic world. For those students looking for a bigger school, Vanderbilt brings in around 11,000 students in 10 campuses around Nashville.

Lipscomb University, which is affiliated with the Church of Christ denomination, offers more than 100 programs of study including undergraduate degrees with a sustainability focus and Tennessee’s first “green” MBA. Lipscomb is also located in Nashville, TN, just outside of Franklin.

Belmont University, known for their prestigious music business program, is also located in Nashville. Belmont is the largest Christian University in Tennessee and second largest university behind Vanderbilt.

Other notable colleges and universities nearby the Franklin area are: Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee State University in Nashville and Williamson Christian College.

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