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Based on student enrollment in the current 2020 school year, less than half of the biggest 4-year colleges in the Chattanooga region grew student enrollment this year compared with last year.

1. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 11,683 students, up 0.4% from the previous year

2. Lee University, Cleveland, Tennessee, 5,386 students, up 0.3% from the previous year

3. Dalton State College, Dalton, Georgia, 5,118 students, down 0.9% from the previous year

4. Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee, 2,942 students, down 3.1% from the previous year

5. Berry College in Rome, Georgia, 2,014 students, down 4.5% from the previous year

6. University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee, 1,785 students, up 0.4% from the previous year

7. Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee, 1,363, down 2.4% from the previous year

8. Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, 1,046 students, down 2.1% from the previous year

9. Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee, 1,008, up 6% from the previous year

Source: College Raptor. Belmont University with 8,260 students and Strayer University-Tennessee with 3,081 students operate local campuses with online courses in Chattanooga.