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Data and Reports

Higher Education 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. 

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. 

TELS Report

The Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (TELS) program was designed to meet the unique needs of the State of Tennessee, while also incorporating the hallmark elements of existing merit-based aid programs in other states.  

Chairs of Excellence

The Chairs of Excellence program began in the midst of the education reform and improvement measures passed by the General Assembly in the mid-1980s. This program brings eminent scholars to Tennessee public institutions and attracts research initiatives and private funding to our state. The program has resulted in an unprecedented level of donations to higher education from private and corporate sources. 

Articulation and Transfer Report

The annual Articulation and Transfer report fulfills the statutory requirement of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) to report to the chairs of the Senate and House education and finance, ways and means committees of the General Assembly each year on the progress made toward full articulation between all public institutions (Tenn. Code Ann. § 49-7-202(f)).