Nashville State Community College

120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville
TN, 37209-4515
Tel: (615)353-3333
9,880 students
Public institution
The mission of Nashville State Technical 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 9,880 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Nashville State Community College is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Aquinas College (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Nashville 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 9,880 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,880 students
1,303 students
Nashville State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,334 students
834 students
Nashville State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,546 students
1,040 students
Nashville State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Nashville State Community College sch enrollment Nashville State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Nashville State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Nashville State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
24%
11%
Nashville State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
68%
66%
Nashville State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Nashville State Community College More (2009-2012)
Nashville State Community College sch ethnicity Nashville 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. 0.48 0.44
Nashville State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,465 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,833 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,465 $5,890
Nashville State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,833 $10,047
Nashville State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 an enrollment of over 14,000 students during the entire academic year. Nashville State's initial offering of five Associate's degree programs has grown to 49 degree programs and 12 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.

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    1616 Church St
    Nashville , TN , 37203
    (615)327-3927
    3.7  Mi  |  138  students
  • Nashville Watkins College of Art Design & Film
    Private not-for-profit
    2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville , TN , 37228
    (615)383-4848
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  • Nashville Daymar Institute-Nashville
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    340 Plus Park Blvd
    Nashville , TN , 37217
    (615)361-7555
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  • Nashville Nashville Auto Diesel College
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For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,290 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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.