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Pellissippi State Community College

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

About Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College Overview

Pellissippi State Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Knoxville, Tennessee. Pellissippi State Community College was founded in 1974 and enrolls 11,999 undergrads.

Student Activities at Pellissippi State Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Pellissippi State Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

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

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

2022 Pellissippi State Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,104
Out-of-State $16,920

Is Pellissippi State Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Pellissippi State Community College offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Pellissippi State Community College

It is not competitive to get into Pellissippi State Community College. Pellissippi State Community College admitted 99% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 10,240 applications received in 2022, 10,172 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pellissippi State Community College

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

Approximately 48% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Pellissippi State Community Collegeare still enrolled the next year. 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 Outlook Pellissippi State Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 82% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

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

Pellissippi 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.

Pellissippi State Community College's endowment was valued at $15.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $5,990 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pellissippi 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 Pellissippi 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 financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 Pellissippi State Community College.

Based on this information, does Pellissippi State Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Pellissippi State Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Pellissippi State Community College?

Pellissippi State Community College is located in the suburban setting of Knoxville, Tennessee, in the suburbs of Knoxville Metropolitan Area.

If you want to see Pellissippi State Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Knoxville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, McGhee Tyson Municipal.

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

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College Info

PO Box 22990 Knoxville, TN 37933-0990

Campus Setting: Suburban

Pellissippi 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 Pellissippi State Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Pellissippi State Community College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 32

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Pellissippi State Community College SAT Scores


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Pellissippi State Community College Tuition & Fees

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