Cleveland State Community College

Tel: (423)472-7141
3,640 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 3,640 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Cleveland State Community College is the only community colleges within Bradley County, TN.
The nearest community college is Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga (20.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cleveland State Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,640 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,640 students
1,303 students
Cleveland State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,919 students
835 students
Cleveland State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,721 students
1,046 students
Cleveland State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cleveland State Community College sch enrollment Cleveland State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Cleveland State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Cleveland State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Cleveland State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
Cleveland State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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 0.44
Cleveland State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,509 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,637 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,509 $5,890
Cleveland State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,637 $10,047
Cleveland State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 100%
78%
Cleveland State Community College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 19
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 18
20
Source: 2012 (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 $6,293 per year for in-state students and $13,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,434 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.