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Volunteer State Community College

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Volunteer State Community College is a publicly supported two-year community college located in Gallatin, Tennessee and operated under the auspices of the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Vol State, as it is popularly known, serves the Nashville community. The college is some 30 miles (48 km) to the northeast in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin. In total, Vol State serves 12 counties in northern Middle Tennessee: Clay, northeast Davidson, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, and Wilson.

Volunteer State has five major divisions: Allied Health, Humanities, Business, Social Sciences/Education, and Math/Science. Popular programs at the school include Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Education, Pre-Nursing, Paralegal, Pre-Engineering and Communications. The college has a television studio, a radio station, and a recording studio. It offers a recording management program and classes in commercial music and songwriting. Many students also take University Studies programs which prepare them for transfer to 4-year colleges and universities.

Vol State has two degree granting centers: one in Livingston, Tennessee, and the other at McGavock High School in Nashville. The college offers numerous courses at the Highland Crest higher education facility in Springfield, and manages the site. The school also has learning locations in Macon County, and Wilson County. Vol State also offers some third and fourth-year level college courses through arrangements with other institutions.

In Fall of 2011 8653 full and part-time students were enrolled.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $12,720.00 avg tuition

1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066-3188
(615) 452-8600

Apply online Admissions:
volstate.edu/Admissions/Informati..
Financial Aid:
volstate.edu/FinancialAid/

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
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Volunteer State Community College

Statistics:
Applied 2,327
Admitted 2,327 100%
Enrolled total 1,733
Full Time: 1,228
Part Time 505
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 16 21
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 20
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 50%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Volunteer State Community College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,096.00 $3,096.00 $12,720.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $271.00 $271.00 $271.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $129.00 $129.00 $530.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $9,808.00 $3,424.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $3,424.00 $3,424.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 81%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,930.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 28%
Avg amount of student loan aid $2,785.00

Volunteer State Community College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Development X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist X
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Fire Science/Fire-fighting X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X

Scholarships for Students in Tennessee

Name Amount Deadline
Dyersburg State Community College Jazz Choir Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
NEWH Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Varies September 30, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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