General Information About Columbia State Community College
Columbia State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution in southern middle Tennessee, is dedicated to providing access to collegiate education, promoting lifelong learning and supporting community development. In fulfilling its mission, Columbia State provides academic, student and administrative services to promote achievement of educational, professional and personal goals. The college works with other institutions to develop and implement articulation agreements that facilitate student transfer. The college supports workforce development by delivering education and training responsive to business and industry needs. Columbia State provides general transfer and career degrees, technical certificates, developmental studies and continuing education opportunities at locations throughout the college’s service area and online. The college promotes academic excellence with emphasis on student learning that builds knowledge, develops skills and broadens perspectives. In addition, Columbia State initiates partnerships in support of economic and community development and contributes to intellectual, cultural, physical and social advancement in its service area. Columbia State recognizes the merits of employees and supports their professional development activities. The college encourages mutual respect in interactions among employees, students and communities it serves, provides services in safe and secure environments, and is committed to maintaining a climate that promotes diversity and access without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 62%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 390 520 Math 360 480 Writing 390 520
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 16 21 English 15 21 Math 15 19 Writing 15 21
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,659 Native American 23 Asian 72 African American 449 Hispanic 158 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,613 Enrolled FullTime Graduates