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Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga, TN 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga State Community College Overview

Chattanooga State Community College is a public, state school in the urban setting of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chattanooga State Community College was founded in 1965 and enrolls 10,438 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Chattanooga State Community College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Chattanooga State Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Chattanooga State Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Chattanooga State Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Chattanooga State Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Chattanooga State Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Chattanooga State Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $4,104
Out-of-State $12,816

Is Chattanooga State Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Chattanooga State Community College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chattanooga State Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 54% of students who start at Chattanooga State Community College return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Chattanooga State Community College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 97% of graduates from Chattanooga State Community College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Chattanooga State Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Chattanooga State Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Chattanooga State Community College's endowment was $6.8 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $2,224 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Chattanooga State Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Chattanooga State Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Chattanooga State Community College.

Based on this information, how does Chattanooga State Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Chattanooga State Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Chattanooga State Community College?

Chattanooga State Community College is located in the urban setting of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

If you would like to see Chattanooga State Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Amnicola Highway to Chattanooga, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chattanooga Metropolitan.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Chattanooga State Community College and Chattanooga are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4501 Amnicola Highway Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097

Campus Setting: Urban

Chattanooga State Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Chattanooga State Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Chattanooga State Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Chattanooga State Community College ACT Scores

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Chattanooga State Community College SAT Scores

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Chattanooga State Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,358

In State

$16,934

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,032
$16,608
Fees
$326
$326
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Chattanooga State Community College is like? There are approximately 10,438 students enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College. 39% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from TN and 11% percent of students are from other states.

39%

Full Time

50%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,438

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,358

Out-of-State

$16,934

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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