Nashville State Community College

Tel: 6153533333
  • The mission of Nashville State 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 10,193 students
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Nashville State Community College is one of 12 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is Aquinas College (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

Nashville State Community College (TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Private, non-profit
Total Faculty - staff 28 staff
Nashville State Community College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

Student Body

  • The student population of 10,193 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,193 students 585 students
Nashville State Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 0:1 30:1
Nashville State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
# Full-Time Students - 369 students
Nashville State Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students - 216 students
Nashville State Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
% Asian
4%
2%
Nashville State Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
3%
Nashville State Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
30%
17%
Nashville State Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
58%
73%
Nashville State Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Nashville State Community College More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
-
Nashville State Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Nashville State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.57 0.44
Nashville State Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
12%
-
Nashville State Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,300 -
Nashville State Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,872 is less than the state average of $5,313. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,273 is more than the state average of $14,779. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,872 $5,313
Nashville State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,273 $14,779
Nashville State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 94%
Nashville State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,163 -
Nashville State Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,408 -
Nashville State Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 67% 83%
Nashville State Community College Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
SAT Total Avg. 872 980
SAT Reading 457 525
Nashville State Community College SAT Reading (2007-2011)
SAT Math 415 455
Nashville State Community College SAT Math (2007-2011)
ACT Total Avg. 52 57
ACT Composite 18 19
Nashville State Community College ACT Composite (2007-2011)
ACT English 17 19
Nashville State Community College ACT English (2007-2011)
ACT Math 17 19
Nashville State Community College ACT Math (2007-2011)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACCESS Club, Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association, Art Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chess Club, Cinema Arts Society, Creative Writing Club, FUTURO, Future Ladies in Technology, Green Sleeves, Health and Fitness Association, History Association, Honors College Association, International Student Association, Kappa Beta Delta, Karate Club, LBGTQ Alliance, Mathematics Club, Music Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, Phi Theta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Political Times, Psychology Club, Science Student Association, Society of Photography Students, Student Government Association, Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization, Surgical Technology Student Organization, Tau Alpha Pi, The Bridge, Theater Club ACCESS Club, Art Club, Chess Club, FUTURO, Green Sleeves, Karate Club, LBGTQ Alliance, Music Society, Tau Alpha Pi, The Bridge, Theater Club, Architectural and Civil Engineering Student Association,
Campus Crusade for Christ,
Cinema Arts Society,
Creative Writing Club,
Future Ladies in Technology,
Health and Fitness Association,
History Association,
Honors College Association,
International Student Association,
Kappa Beta Delta,
Mathematics Club,
National Society of Leadership and Success,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Philosophy Club,
Political Times,
Psychology Club,
Science Student Association,
Society of Photography Students,
Student Government Association,
Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Organization,
Surgical Technology Student Organization,
Source: 2016 (or 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 a current enrollment of over 10,000 students. Nashville State's initial offering of five Associate's degree programs has grown to over 80 degree and 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Aquinas College
    Private, non-profit
    472 students | 0.60 Mi4210 Harding Pike
    Nashville TN  37205
    (615)297-7545
    0.60472
  • John A Gupton College
    Private, non-profit
    129 students | 3.70 Mi1616 Church St
    Nashville TN  37203
    (615)327-3927
    3.70129
  • 304 students | 5.10 Mi2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd
    Nashville TN  37228
    (615)383-4848
    5.10304
  • Daymar Institute-Nashville
    Pivate, for profit
    89 students | 7.30 Mi560 Royal Parkway
    Nashville TN  37214
    (615)361-7555
    7.3089
  • Kaplan College-Nashville
    Pivate, for profit
    369 students | 8.50 Mi750 Envious Lane
    Nashville TN  37217
    (615)279-8300
    8.50369
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