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Volunteer State Community College

A Tennessee Board of Regents
Volunteer State Community College

Volunteer State Community College is located in Gallatin, Tennessee, which is 30 miles northeast of Nashville. Popularly known as Vol State, the college was founded in 1971. A 100-acre tract of land on Nashville Pike was chosen for the new campus. The property was deeded to the State on December 4, 1969. The new college was named Volunteer State Community College, and this was approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents on July 2, 1970. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the first four buildings were held on November 5, 1970. Volunteer State has experienced phenomenal growth in enrollment, curricula, staff, program, public service, facilities, and quality. The college has a diverse mix of students ranging in age from teens to senior adults. They come from counties across the service area, many states around the nation, and more than 25 countries.

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

1480 Nashville Pike  
Gallatin, TN 37066

Phone Number: 
615-452-8600
Phone (Toll Free): 
888-335-8722
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.volstate.edu
Tuition & Financial Aid
FAFSA Code: 
9912
Undergraduate Tuition (In-State): 
4,032.00
Undergraduate Tuition (Out-of-State): 
16,608.00
Mandatory Fees: 
293.00
Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 
8,843
FTE: 
6,015
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
8,843
Full Time Students: 
5,023
Part Time Students: 
3,820
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
1,078
Certificates Awarded: 
393
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
177
Part Time Faculty: 
277
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
21:01
Rates
Retention Rate: 
53.2
Graduation Rate: 
24.10
Placement Rate: 
99.00