Columbia State Community College, Columbia

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1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401

Description

Southeastern Tennessee students seeking a two-year education on which to build for further education or for gainful employment should consider the Columbia State Community College in Columbia, one of Tennessee’s first community colleges.

Although the school welcomes students from across the nation, it encourages Tennessee citizens to attend by offering reduced-rate tuition costs for state residents.

To accommodate an array of professional interests, the college offers academics in more than 50 fields of study. Some concentrations include:

  • Astronomy
  • Music Recording Technology
  • Mass Communication (with emphases in Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations)
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Technology

To complement your classroom instruction, the school offers plenty of college life opportunities. Whether you want to prepare for leadership roles through the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and Student Government Association or explore further professional interests, Columbia State has the resources for you.

Students who have not taken the ACT or SAT prior to enrollment will be required to take a placement exam to determine which field of study is the best fit for you. Additional admissions requirements include a completed application and an official high school transcript.

To apply for financial aid, you must file a FAFSA. Students who demonstrate need will be considered for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship and Title IV federal programs.

Quick Facts about Columbia State Community College, Columbia

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 3,511

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 11,688

Retention Rate

55%

Enrollment

4,841

Year Established

1965

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Columbia State Community College, Columbia 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love the school and what I love the most are the teachers. They are great teachers along with being a great help and understanding. I really have enjoyed myself will attending CSCC. I have made new friends and learned how our teachers and professors can put you in a good word with a great job.

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Students

Total Students
4,841

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
47%
Part-Time
53%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
8%
Caucasian
85%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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