Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College, also known as MSCC, was established in the year 1969. The college operates several campuses in Lynchburg, McMinnville, Fayetteville, Smyrna, and Sparta. MSCC spreads across an area of more than 185 acres, which was contributed by the Reagor Motlow Family from Moore County. MSCC offers associate degrees and several certificate programs in diverse areas of study. It also provides distance learning through online courses.

MSCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. MSCC's athletics teams are nicknamed the Bucks and the Lady Bucks. The college is a member of the NJCAA Region VII and participates in a number of intercollegiate sports and events. The Bucks compete in several games including men's and women's basketball, baseball, and softball.

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Contacting Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College
6015 Ledford Mill Road
Tullahoma , TN 37388
General Phone: (931) 393-1500

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts285liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine55registered nursing
Education and Teaching34education
Business and Management30business management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree4045

Motlow State Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Motlow State Community College had a total enrollment of 4,113 students (2,852 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 41%
Women 59%
Full-Time 84%
Part-Time 16%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 31%
20-21 19%
22-24 11%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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


Motlow State Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 43 %

Motlow State Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Tullahoma, 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.

Motlow State Community College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal383488
SAT Math393540
SAT Writing415480
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1620
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

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 SAT1%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT81%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,765
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,265
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Motlow State Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 683600)

Motlow State Community College Faculty

Motlow State Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1212
Non-tenured and not on tenure track32

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$69,2524$67,375
Associate professoracademic year6$47,90122$48,302
Assistant professoracademic year6$40,55311$40,099
Instructoracademic year14$34,37213$38,628
All faculty totalacademic year32$44,60750$45,508

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

Motlow State Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports088

Motlow State Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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

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Motlow State Community College Highlights

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What Sets Motlow State Community College Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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