- Advocate & Research
An important outcome of research is the various publication produced by TICUA. Whereas there are several publications available, Private Colleges Serving Tennessee serves as premiere publication demonstrating the value of independent higher education in Tennessee as well as profiling each member institution. Characteristics serves as the annual fact book of the private colleges in Tennessee and the Overview of the Lottery Recipients is a robust analysis of those students receiving the state’s Hope Scholarship. Finally, take time to explore the series Securing Tennessee’s Future which is a result of a partnership between TICUA and various researchers throughout the state to address key higher education issues in Tennessee.
Private Colleges Serving Tennessee
This annual publication highlights the benefits of independent higher education in Tennessee. This report reflects the contributions of private colleges and universities to the State, the communities, and the students and families these institutions serve. In addition, detailed information on each of our members is included in this report.View Report
Securing Tennessee's Future Policy Paper Series
This report series addresses important policy issues impacting the future of higher education in Tennessee. The most recent report in this series, Adult College Student Choice: Individual and Institutional Factors that Influence Students, presents the findings of a research project done by a group of Vanderbilt EdD candidates on behalf of TICUA.View Report
This annual publication highlights the trends in student participation, affordability and degree completion for TICUA member institutions.View Report
Alternative Academic Programs Report
This report reflects the results of an alternative academic programs survey conducted on TICUA member campuses in spring/summer 2018. This study includes data on off-site and satellite campus, online and hybrid programs, dual enrollment, dual education, transfer programs, prior learning experiences, experiential education, adult completion programs and other programs that are alternatives to the traditional undergraduate classroom experience.View Report
Overview of the 2017-2018 Lottery Recipients
TICUA's yearly study highlights the trends in participation and scholarship retention in the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) program by students attending member institutions.View Report
TICUA's publication archive contains past copies of TICUA reports.View Archive
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