Walters State Community College

500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown
TN, 37813-6899
Tel: (423)585-2600
6,554 students
Public institution

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Walters State Community College, a public two-year higher education institution, is a component of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The mission of Walters State is consistent with the college's shared vision for guiding the college into the twenty-first century and with the values expressed within the Campus Compact. Walters State is a learning centered, comprehensive community college established to provide affordable and quality higher education opportunities for the residents of upper East Tennessee. The college offers programs of study that lead to the Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science in Teaching, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
School Highlights:
Walters State Community College serves 6,554 students (54% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Walters State Community College is the only community colleges within Hamblen County, TN.
The nearest community college is Fountainhead College Of Technology (38.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Walters 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 6,554 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,554 students
1,287 students
Walters State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,524 students
832 students
Walters State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,030 students
1,021 students
Walters State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Walters State Community College sch enrollment Walters State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Walters State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Walters State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Walters State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Walters State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Walters State Community College More (2009-2012)
Walters State Community College sch ethnicity Walters 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. 0.12 0.45
Walters State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,519 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 $13,647 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,519 $5,890
Walters State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,647 $10,050
Walters State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 99%
Walters State Community College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As a comprehensive community college, Walters State provides leadership to a geographically large and diverse service area. The primary service area includes the counties of Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Sevier, and Union. The college has a TBR approved expanded service area including other East Tennessee counties for Public Safety and Health programs. Walters State provides university parallel programs, programs and courses in business, technical education, health, public safety, and arts and sciences, continuing education and community service programs, personal enrichment, and lifelong learning, cultural enrichment programs, public service programs, advanced, honors, and developmental education programs, programs, services, and activities designed to enhance student opportunities, achievement, personal development, sense of civic responsibility, leadership skills, and general welfare. Walters State is accredited by the Commission on Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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