Cleveland State Community College

School Highlights
  • Cleveland State Community College serves 3,500 students (43% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 26%.
  • Cleveland State Community College is the only community colleges within Bradley County, TN.
  • The nearest community college to Cleveland State Community College is Miller-Motte Technical College-Chattanooga (20.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Cleveland State Community College(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty110 staff29 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Cleveland State Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Cleveland State Community College diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,500 students631 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,500 students369 students
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# Part-Time Students2,000 students262 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
6%
17%
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% White
83%
74%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.42
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College Completion Rate
16%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,992 is less than the state average of $4,573. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,431 is more than the state average of $14,803. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,992$4,573
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,431$14,803
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,297
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Acceptance Rate100%74%
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ACT Total Avg.5657
ACT Composite1919
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ACT English1919
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ACT Math1819
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Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Softball, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Collegiate FFA, Multiple Clubs and Organizations, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Choir and Vocal Rhapsody

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cheerleading, Intramural dodge ball, ping-pong, pool, wiffle ball
Source: 2016 (or 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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The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.