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Study at 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.

Profile of Nashville State Technical Community CollegeNashville, TN is home to Nashville State. Nashville is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Nashville State go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in music, photography and commercial art, engineering technician, family and social work, nutrition and exercise therapy, and science and laboratory technician.

Nashville State Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 392. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 392 and 480.

Nashville State has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 7, 077 enrolled students .

Student Life
A lot of students at Nashville State attend part-time. Nashville State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts158liberal arts and sciences, sign language translation, technical and business writing, general studies
Business and Management101business management, MIS, accounting technology, entrepreneurship
Engineering Technician79computer systems tech, electronics tech, drafting, engineering technology, manufacturing tech, civil engineering tech, robotics tech, architectural engineering tech
Family and Social Work49child development, community organization
Computer Science and Engineering34computer networking, web design
office and Administration32administrative assistant
Photography and Commercial Art32commercial art, photography
Science and Laboratory Technician31science tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts23chef training
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology20surgical tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17occupational therapist assistant
Construction Trades10electrician
Music9various music studies
Landscaping and Horticulture6landscaping
Mechanics and Repair6automobile mechanics
Production Trades0machinist
Contact: Nashville StateNashville State Technical Community College

120 White Bridge Rd

Nashville, TN 37209-4515

General Phone: (615) 353-3333


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