Nashville State Technical Community College is a two-year college that offers over 80 programs of study, and provides higher learning with affordable tuition. NSCC provides a stepping stone for students who want to pursue a four-year degree or prepare to enter the workforce. Students can prepare to move on to a four-year school, and earn associate’s degrees along with technical certificates.
NSCC’s mission is to bring higher education to middle Tennessee and serves the area with five campuses, which includes the main campus on White Bridge Road. Additional campuses include Cookville, Humphreys County, Southeast Campus, Dixon and Clarksville.
Students who wish to enter the job market quickly can rely on NSCC because they offer a one-year technical certificate. The technical programs provide students with the knowledge they need through hands on experience.
Nashville state is well known for its affordable tuition costs, with in state fees starting at $139 per credit hour, and out of state starting at $574 per credit hour. Financial aid is available, along with a variety of federal, state and local financial programs as well. Please visit Nashville States Financial Services page for more information.
For more information on tuition costs and any additional fees at NSCC, please follow the link.
NSCC provides student resources that include a Testing Center, on campus Bookstore and a Computer Open Lab, allowing students to work at their leisure. Nashville States Career Services Office offers help with student grades, transferring credits and eventual employment. There is no shortage of social and professional clubs at NSCC, and all students are encouraged to participate as much as possible.
There are over 9,000 students currently enrolled at Nashville State Community College, and the school offers distance learning as well. For more information on the opportunities available through NSCC, please visit their website.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,600-$4,400
- Out-of-State: $15,000-$18,060
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $150-$180 per unit
- Out-of-State: $630-$750 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$5,561|
|Receiving Student Loans||33%||$4,981|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Nashville State Technical Community College may offer student services like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Tennessee, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Nashville State Technical Community College||Davidson County||Tennessee|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2013)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Tennessee
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1979)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Nashville State Technical Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Nashville State Technical Community College.
- Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, TN (26 miles away)
- Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN (38 miles away)
- Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, TN (62 miles away)
- J F Drake State Technical College in Huntsville, AL (96 miles away)
- Jackson State Community College in Jackson, TN (113 miles away)