Volunteer State Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Volunteer State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 8,100 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1971 and is the only school located in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Volunteer State Community College.

Volunteer State Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Volunteer State Community College is low at 55% (way below Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Volunteer State Community College is very low: 20%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Volunteer State Community College is reasonable, 22:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,400
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $15,100 per year. The additional fees at Volunteer State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $300; this totals $15,400 per year.

Read the details about Volunteer State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 2,327 applications were submitted and 2,327 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Volunteer State Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Volunteer State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (615) 452-8600 or check Volunteer State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Volunteer State Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Volunteer State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Volunteer State Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Volunteer State Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Volunteer State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Volunteer State Community College, 1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188, USA
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