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Columbia State Community College

A Tennessee Board of Regents
Columbia State Community College

Columbia State is a comprehensive community college serving southern Middle Tennessee dedicated to nurturing success and positively changing lives through teaching, learning and service. Established in 1966 as Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State has grown to five campuses including Columbia, Williamson, Lawrence, Lewisburg and Clifton. The college was recognized as a finalist in the 2018 Awards of Excellence for Advancing Diversity, Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership and Student Success by the American Association of Community Colleges. Columbia State was also named one of the Top 150 U.S. community colleges by the Aspen Institute for 2017 and 2019.

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The Institution
Institution Type: 
Community College
Degrees Offered: 
  • Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

1665 Hampshire Pike  
Columbia, TN 38401

Phone Number: 
931-540-2722
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.columbiastate.edu
Tuition & Financial Aid
FAFSA Code: 
3483
Undergraduate Tuition (In-State): 
4,032.00
Undergraduate Tuition (Out-of-State): 
16,608.00
Mandatory Fees: 
315.00
Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 
5,945
FTE: 
4,132
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
5,945
Full Time Students: 
3,232
Part Time Students: 
2,713
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
661
Certificates Awarded: 
184
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
106
Part Time Faculty: 
210
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
19:01
Rates
Retention Rate: 
59.5
Graduation Rate: 
27.10
Placement Rate: 
99.00