Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College was founded in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville. Enrollment has grown from 45 students to nearly 11,000 students today (2018-2019). With five campuses, the college serves Knox and Blount counties in East Tennessee. The college’s students come from around the world, however. In the fall 2018 semester, for example, 116 International students from 32 countries were enrolled at the college, along with students from 27 states. Pellissippi State offers associate degrees in 17 career/technical programs and hundreds of university parallel (transfer) programs, as well as a variety of institutional certificates and continuing education opportunities. The college also provides dual enrollment programs in partnership with area high schools and an extensive number of online courses to accommodate busy schedules.

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

10915 Hardin Valley Road  
Knoxville, TN 38101

Phone Number: 
865-694-6400
Phone (Toll Free): 
865-694-6400
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.pstcc.edu
Enrollment
Full Time Students: 
5,472
Part Time Students: 
5,601
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
1,458
Certificates Awarded: 
702
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
239
Part Time Faculty: 
304
Rates
Retention Rate: 
52.7
Graduation Rate: 
28.10
Placement Rate: 
95.00