A new survey by WalletHub.com ranks Tennessee 10th in the list of best Community College Systems. 

Compared with public four-year institutions, where tuition and fees cost almost three times as much on average, community colleges offer many savings for students.

Multiple states and numerous cities across the U.S. have started “College Promise” programs that give residents free rides to community college. Such initiatives are proving to be more critical than ever, with college tuition increases outpacing inflation and the need for post-secondary training in most jobs protected to grow through 2020.

Despite the fact that community colleges offer significant cost advantages, not every state offers schools of the same quality. In the Tennessee Valley Region, 

Tennessee came in at 10, Georgia at 23, Alabama at 22, and North Carolina at 38.

Click on the link to see the list of WalletHub's Best and Worst Community Colleges.