University of Tennessee Space InstituteOver a dozen colleges and universities are located within one and a half hour's drive of Tullahoma. Both the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) and Middle Tennessee State University offer strong programs in aerospace and flight research studies. In addition, the University of Alabama-Huntsville is within 68 miles of Tullahoma.

Sewanee, the University of the South is the closest private university, with Vanderbilt, Belmont, and Lipscomb within a 75 minute drive.

For vocational and technical training, Motlow College offers it's award winning Mechatronics program and Tennessee Technology Centers are located nearby in Shelbyville, Winchester and McMinnville. Motlow College offers dual/joint enrollment and boasts one of the most prestigious nursing programs in the State of Tennessee.

Map of Nearby Colleges and UniversitiesCity Schools

Tullahoma's City Schools are regarded as one of the finest systems in the state of Tennessee and consistently rank high in math and science scores with its commitment to the area's aerospace and research history.


The aerospace sector enjoys strong support from public and private organizations that are dedicated to advancing the industry locally. Additionally, community education institutions develop programs specifically geared toward enhancing the quality of the workforce available to aviation and aerospace businesses.