Cleveland State Community College

Tel: (423)472-7141
3,790 students
Public institution
Cleveland State Community College, a two-year institution within the Tennessee Board of Regents System, provides accessible, responsive, and quality educational opportunities primarily for residents of southeastern Tennessee. The College delivers developmental education, university transfer programming, workforce training, and community services. By engaging students in the learning process, the College aspires to promote success, enhance quality of life, and encourage civic involvement. The College strives to be a responsible partner in lifelong learning for the individual and in economic development for the region.
School Highlights:
Cleveland State Community College serves 3,790 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Cleveland State Community College is the only community colleges within Bradley County County, TN.
The nearest community college is Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga (20.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Cleveland State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 111 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,790 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,790 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
1,885 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,905 students
1,017 students
Cleveland State Community College sch enrollment Cleveland State Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
6%
12%
Cleveland State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
83%
57%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Cleveland State Community College sch ethnicity Cleveland State Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.19 0.53
Cleveland State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,605 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,045 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,605 $5,740
Cleveland State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,045 $10,252
Cleveland State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Percent Admitted 100%
78%
Cleveland State Community College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 19
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 18
19
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cleveland State Community College, a two-year institution within the Tennessee Board of Regents System, provides accessible, responsive, and quality educational opportunities primarily for residents of southeastern Tennessee. The College delivers developmental education, university transfer programming, workforce training, and community services. By engaging students in the learning process, the College aspires to promote success, enhance quality of life, and encourage civic involvement. The College strives to be a responsible partner in lifelong learning for the individual and in economic development for the region.

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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,523 per year for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,272 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.