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Master Plan

Provides an overview of THEC master planning activity since the adoption of the 2000-05 Master Plan for Higher Education in Tennessee.  

County Profiles

Higher education profiles of each of Tennessee's 95 counties, which include information on educational attainment by county, college-going rates, FAFSA submission rates, and county-by-county Drive to 55 goals. The profiles also include a list of the higher education services provided in each county.

Fact Book

Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated § 49-7-210, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission shall produce each year a Fact Book to address the topics of access, efficiency, productivity, and quality in public higher education. 

Profiles and Trends in Higher Education

This report presents data and analyses on five broad policy areas important to the state: 1) State context of higher education, 2) Student preparation, 3) Student participation, 4) Student progression, and 5) State higher education finance. 

Supply and Demand Report

This report is the result of collaboration between THEC, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, and the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Using data from 2006-2014, this report presents projections of degrees to be awarded from public, private, and proprietary institutions in Tennessee through the year 2025.

TN Promise Annual Report

This report is prepared pursuant to T.C.A. § 49-4-708(e), which instructs the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) to report annually on the impacts of the Tennessee Promise program. 

Authorized Institutions and Data

The Division of Postsecondary State Authorization (DPSA)'s purpose of this report is to take a snapshot of institutional enrollment, completion and placement performance over a reporting fiscal year. 

Drive to 55 Snapshot

Tracking Tennessee's progress toward the Drive to 55 is an important tool in ensuring the state reaches the goal. The Drive to 55 Snapshot breaks down the different indicators that demonstrate the state's progress toward the goal of 55 percent of Tennesseans with a degree or credential by 2025. THEC will update the Drive to 55 Snapshot at least annually as new information becomes available on each indicator. 

THEC and TSAC Infographics

Data summaries of major reports and information from THEC and TSAC, including Tennessee Promise data, the state's college-going rate and a summary of the higher education fact book.

All Other Reports

A list of all other reports and official memos regarding data produced by THEC and TSAC.