Why Trevecca Is the Perfect Choice for Your Family

Parents and students agree that Trevecca is the best of both worlds: a home away from home with incredible opportunities in a thriving city. 

Trevecca is a Christ-centered, fully accredited university located in the heart of Nashville. Committed to holistic education, we encourage students to grow intellectually, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

"I love living at Trevecca, a mile from downtown Nashville. I enjoy seeing the skyline as I study in the library, eat in the cafeteria, and walk to class."

Celest Cabello Houston, Texas | Class of 2024

Why choose Trevecca?

Academic excellence

Your student can choose from more than 73 undergraduate programs of study. Our campus features state-of-the-art classroom and research facilities and small class sizes with an average student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1. Ninety-four percent of Trevecca’s faculty hold the highest academic credentials in their field. Trevecca professors and mentors will walk beside your student as he/she discerns a life calling and profession.

Commitment to spiritual growth

The Trevecca community gathers each week to worship in our student-led chapel services. In addition, our chaplain’s office works tirelessly to provide campus ministry opportunities where students can plug in and serve others.

Extracurricular activities

Your son or daughter may play one of our 13 NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports or twelve intramural sports. Trevecca has plenty to offer students, including dozens of clubs and organizations and more than 120 social events each year.

Smart investment

Named the best value Christian college in Middle Tennessee and one of the best value universities in the state, Trevecca is one of the most affordable Christian universities in the nation. With personal guidance from our experienced financial aid team, nearly 100 percent of Trevecca’s traditional students receive some form of financial aid to help make Trevecca more affordable.

Strategic location 

Trevecca is located just one mile from downtown Nashville. Nashville features a booming economy of local and international industry ranging from healthcare to entertainment, publishing, tourism and much more. Students have unique access to internships, the arts, music, professional sports venues, and urban ministry opportunities — all in one of the South’s premier cities. 

Trevecca Grads Earn More 

Our alumni are servant leaders in their communities, and they also leave TNU with great earning potential right out of school. According to GradReports, students receiving a bachelor’s degree from Trevecca earn among the highest average salaries of all graduates from Tennessee schools when they enter the workforce.* Trevecca ranked No. 2 in the state for its bachelor’s degree programs, second only to Vanderbilt University.

Other recent accolades for Trevecca:

  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges
  • Doctoral university classification from the Carnegie Foundation
  • Statewide top 10 listing by WalletHub’s 2021 College and University Ranking

*GradReports’ salary score is based on median alumni earnings in the year after graduating. A school’s score is calculated based on the median alumni salary for each program compared to the median alumni salary for the same program at other schools. The overall score is weighted by student enrollment in each program. Complete salary score results for Trevecca and other schools statewide are published at gradreports.com/best-colleges/tennessee.

Take the Next Step

For more than 120 years, we’ve helped thousands of families launch their students into lives of faith and servant leadership. 

We look forward to partnering with your family to help your student discover where God is leading them and how Trevecca can be the start of their exciting journey.