Pellissippi State Community College
- Pellissippi State Technical Community College's mission is to advance the comprehensive development of its community by providing college courses and programs through the associate's degree level, along with appropriate student support and preparation for these studies, and meeting a broad spectrum of community needs, including training and workforce development, educational support, life enrichment, and civic and cultural advancement. To meet changing needs for educational programs and services, the College continually interacts with its community.
- Enrollment: 9,334 students
- In-state tuition: $3,868
- Out-state tuition: $14,932
- Acceptance Rate: 100%
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 16%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
- State Technical Institute at Knoxville (State Tech) was established on September 4, 1974. State Tech opened with 45,000 square feet of floor space, 45 students, 12 faculty and staff members, and three associate's degree programs, all in engineering technology. The new institute was housed in a building adjacent to the Regional Vocational-Technical School (later renamed the Knoxville Area Vocational-Technical School and now the Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville). Pellissippi State offers Associate's degree and certificate programs that lead to employment in engineering technologies and business, Associate's degree programs and courses that prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate-level colleges and universities, remedial and developmental education and other educational support programs and services, General Educational Development (GED) preparation, training to meet specific needs of businesses, industries and individuals, continuing education programs, seminars and workshops, Resources for special grade K-12 programs and events and support for, involvement in, and promotion of civic and cultural projects and events. Located in Tennessee's third-largest metropolitan area, Pellissippi State comprehensively serves the greater Knox and Blount County area and extends its engineering technology offerings to Anderson, Loudon, Roane, Cumberland, Campbell, Fentress, Scott, and Morgan counties. A member of the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) System, the College seeks to develop and maintain effective student transfer agreements with TBR universities, the University of Tennessee, and private colleges and universities of the region. Pellissippi State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Pellissippi State Community College cost?
Pellissippi State Community College's tuition is approximately $3,868 for In-State students and $14,932 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of Pellissippi State Community College?
The acceptance rate of Pellissippi State Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 94%.
What is Pellissippi State Community College's ranking?
Pellissippi State Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Tennessee for: Largest student body.
View the Pellissippi State Community College yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
- Event Date
- Last Day for 25% refund for first 10-week session for Spring 2023 February 03, 2023 (Friday)
- Last Day for 25% refund for full term session for Spring 2023 February 10, 2023 (Friday)
- Last Day for 100% refund for second 5- and 10-week sessions for Spring 2023 February 20, 2023 (Monday)
- Add Classes / Change to or From Audit - Last Day 2nd 5-, 10-week sessions February 21, 2023 (Tuesday)
- Last Day to Add Classes / Change To or From Audit for second 5- and 10-week sessions for Spring 2023 February 21, 2023 (Tuesday)