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Volunteer State Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • GALLATIN, TN

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Safety
    grade A
  5. Student Life
    grade B
  6. Location
    grade B minus

About

1480 NASHVILLE PIKE
GALLATIN, TN 37066
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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From Volunteer State Community College

Volunteer State Community College, popularly known as Vol State, has campuses in Gallatin, Springfield, Livingston, and Cookeville. We have more than 100 areas of study in six academic divisions: Math and Science, Business and Technology, Humanities, Social Science and Education, Nursing, and Health Sciences. We offer day and evening classes in-person and a wide variety of online courses and programs.

The college is a two-year, public institution offering pathways for university transfer and direct entry into the workplace. Our goal is to provide a comfortable and engaging environment for you to explore, learn, and succeed. We have free academic support programs both in-person and online.

Students in their senior year in high school in Tennessee can apply for TN Promise and attend Vol State tuition-free. Adults who don't already have a college degree can attend Vol State tuition-free using TN Reconnect. Visit our website for details.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$6,181 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,353 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 62 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 62 responses

Majors

Entertainment Media Production

The Entertainment Media Production (EMP) program, led by a Grammy Award winning sound engineer, has music production, music business, video production, digital radio and podcasting, and multi-media and web design tracks. Students work in state-of-the-art recording studios, a TV studio, FM radio station, and production labs on the Gallatin campus. Nashville connections, real-world experience.

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    23%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    24%

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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,779 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,365
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • average
    78%
  • Focused
    22%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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