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 declined by 20% 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
Cleveland State Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 grown by 60% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,500 students631 students
Cleveland State Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:130:1
Cleveland State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,500 students369 students
Cleveland State Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,000 students262 students
Cleveland State Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cleveland State Community College Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Cleveland State Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Cleveland State Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
17%
Cleveland State Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
83%
74%
Cleveland State Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Cleveland State Community College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
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Cleveland State Community College Non Resident (2007-2008)
% Unknown races
6%
2%
Cleveland State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.300.42
Cleveland State Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
16%
30%
Cleveland State Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$29,500
Cleveland State Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Cleveland State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,431$14,803
Cleveland State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%93%
Cleveland State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$17,000
Cleveland State Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,297
Cleveland State Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%74%
Cleveland State Community College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
ACT Total Avg.5657
ACT Composite1919
Cleveland State Community College ACT Composite (2007-2016)
ACT English1919
Cleveland State Community College ACT English (2007-2016)
ACT Math1819
Cleveland State Community College ACT Math (2007-2016)

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Multiple Clubs and Organizations

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Choir and Vocal Rhapsody

Recreational Athletic Programs:
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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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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.