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Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College, also known as DSCC, is located in Dyersburg, Tennessee, United States. It was established in 1969. In addtion to the main campus in Dyersburg, the college also operates learning centers in Union City, Trenton, and Covington. It offers a wide variety of associate degrees and certificate programs in diverse areas of study. DSCC is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Division of Business and Technology
  • Division of Nursing and Allied Health

DSCC's sports teams are nicknamed the Eagles. They are members of the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association. Their sports teams include men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, and women's softball.

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Contacting Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College
1510 Lake Rd
Dyersburg , TN 38024-2411
General Phone: (731) 286-3200
http://www.dscc.edu

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Dyersburg State Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts92liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine45registered nursing
Business and Management24business management
Medical Administration21medical records tech, medical transcription
Family and Social Work6child development
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering2information science
Education and Teaching2education

Number of programs and degrees for Dyersburg State Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree1878
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years93

Dyersburg State Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Dyersburg State Community College had a total enrollment of 2,568 students (1,681 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 83%
Part-Time 17%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 18%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 27%
20-21 14%
22-24 10%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Tennessee98%
Mississippi1%

Dyersburg State Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 42 %

Dyersburg State Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dyersburg, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Dyersburg State Community College Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total635635100%635100%
Men217217100%217100%
Women418418100%418100%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1623
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT74%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Dyersburg State Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,777
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,277
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Dyersburg State Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 683500)

Dyersburg State Community College Faculty

Dyersburg State Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured1221
Non-tenured, but on tenure track612
Non-tenured and not on tenure track05

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year3$64,2341*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$64,2344$65,996

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$58,3574$54,283
Associate professoracademic year6$46,62314$48,345
Assistant professoracademic year2*5$39,628
Instructoracademic year2*11$43,039
All faculty totalacademic year15$48,98334$46,045

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Dyersburg State Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total281543
Baseball9716
Basketball19019
All Other Sports088

Dyersburg State Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Dyersburg State Community College Highlights

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What Sets Dyersburg State Community College Apart:

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Female % of student body
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% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Notable:
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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