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Nashville State Technical Community College

Nashville State Technical Community College

Nashville State Technical Community College was established in the 1960s after Thayer Hospital shifted its locations. The university offers associates degrees and professional certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, including arts and humanities, business, communication and media, engineering and technology, healthcare, and skilled trades.

To better serve the residents of Tennessee, apart from its main campus, the Nashville State Technical Community College also has learning sites in:

  • Cookeville
  • Dickson
  • Humphreys County
  • Southeast Center

In contrast to the other community colleges in Tennessee, the Nashville State Technical Community College does not offer any intercollegiate athletics programs.

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Contacting Nashville State

Nashville State Technical Community College
120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville , TN 37209-4515
General Phone: (615) 353-3333
http://www.nscc.edu

Nashville State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts201sign language translation, technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management59business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, MIS
Family and Social Work51child development, community organization
Engineering Technician47engineering technology, architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, robotics tech, manufacturing tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering39web design, computer networking
Office and Administration37administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement36criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology33surgical tech
Photography and Commercial Art27commercial art, photography
Music22various music studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19occupational therapist assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician18science tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts11chef training
Mechanics and Repair7automobile mechanics
Landscaping and Horticulture7landscaping
Construction Trades6electrician
Science1biotechnology
Production Trades0machinist

Number of programs and degrees for Nashville State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8410
Award of less than 1 academic year394
Associate's degree49823

Nashville State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Nashville State had a total enrollment of 7,077 students (4,468 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 60%
Part-Time 40%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 26%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 14%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 18%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
Tennessee96%
(International Students)1%

Nashville State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 46 %

Nashville State Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Nashville, 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.

Nashville State Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total3,2272,30271%1,19452%
Men1,3811,03675%56054%
Women1,8461,26669%63450%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal385485
SAT Math385510
ACT Verbal1320
ACT Math1520
ACT Composite1520

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 SAT2%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT51%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Nashville State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,731
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,231
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Nashville State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 814500)

Nashville State Faculty

Nashville State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured3631
Non-tenured, but on tenure track12
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4538

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: 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 year4$62,0423$55,023
Associate professoracademic year22$57,68022$49,182
Assistant professoracademic year12$43,01217$40,321
Instructoracademic year41$37,09029$36,420
All faculty totalacademic year79$44,98771$42,094

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

Nashville State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Electrician

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Community Organization and Advocacy

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music
Music, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Photography

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Science
Biotechnology

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Nashville State Apart:

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% of degrees in science and laboratory technician
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Top 10%Nashville State % of degrees in science and laboratory technician
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in music
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Nashville State % of degrees in music
Number of students
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Top 11%Nashville State Number of students
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Nashville State % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 14%Nashville State Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Nashville State % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Nashville State % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Nashville State Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 18%Nashville State % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Nashville State % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Nashville State % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Nashville State % of degrees in office and administration

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
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

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