Nashville State Community College

Tel: 6153533333
10,193 students
Public institution
The mission of Nashville State Community College is to provide comprehensive educational programs and partnerships, exemplary services, an accessible, progressive learning environment, and responsible leadership to improve the quality of life for the communities it serves.
School Highlights:
Nashville State Community College serves 10,193 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Nashville State Community College is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Aquinas College (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

College Nashville State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 10,193 has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,193 students 1,296 students
Nashville State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Nashville State Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
Nashville State Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
21%
Nashville State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
30%
15%
Nashville State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
58%
51%
Nashville State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Nashville State Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Nashville State Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Nashville State Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Nashville State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.57 0.68
Nashville State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,872 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,273 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,872 $5,660
Nashville State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,273 $10,250
Nashville State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
Nashville State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACCESS Club, Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association, Art Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chess Club, Cinema Arts Society, Creative Writing Club, FUTURO, Future Ladies in Technology, Green Sleeves, Health and Fitness Association, History Association, Honors College Association, International Student Association, Kappa Beta Delta, Karate Club, LBGTQ Alliance, Mathematics Club, Music Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, Phi Theta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Political Times, Psychology Club, Science Student Association, Society of Photography Students, Student Government Association, Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization, Surgical Technology Student Organization, Tau Alpha Pi, The Bridge, Theater Club ACCESS Club, Art Club, Chess Club, FUTURO, Green Sleeves, Karate Club, LBGTQ Alliance, Music Society, Tau Alpha Pi, The Bridge, Theater Club, Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association,
Campus Crusade for Christ,
Cinema Arts Society,
Creative Writing Club,
Future Ladies in Technology,
Health and Fitness Association,
History Association,
Honors College Association,
International Student Association,
Kappa Beta Delta,
Mathematics Club,
National Society of Leadership and Success,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Philosophy Club,
Political Times,
Psychology Club,
Science Student Association,
Society of Photography Students,
Student Government Association,
Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization,
Surgical Technology Student Organization,
Source: 2010 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Nashville State opened in 1970 with an enrollment of 398 students. By the Fall of 2000, that number had grown to 7,315; with a current enrollment of over 10,000 students. Nashville State's initial offering of five Associate's degree programs has grown to over 80 degree and certificate programs. In addition, Nashville State offers continuing education courses ranging from technical skills to management training and programs providing training in such areas as computer-aided drafting and office technology. Nashville State shares a 109 acre campus with the Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville. The Nashville State facilities include 239,000 square feet of space for classrooms, labs, offices, student services, and a library. The college offers programs in Business & Applied Arts, English & Humanities, Health & Social Sciences, Information & Engineering Technologies and Math & Sciences. Nashville State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree, and the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Aquinas College
    Private not-for-profit
    576 students | 0.60 Mi4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville, TN 37205
    (615)297-7545
    0.60576
  • John A Gupton College
    Private not-for-profit
    122 students | 3.70 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615)327-3927
    3.70122
  • 362 students | 5.10 Mi2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37228
    (615)383-4848
    5.10362
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Private for-profit
    166 students | 7.30 Mi340 Plus Park Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37217
    (615)361-7555
    7.30166
  • 1,847 students | 7.50 Mi1524 Gallatin Rd
    Nashville, TN 37206
    (615)226-3990
    7.501,847
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Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,051 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Anthem Career College-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.