Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Volunteer State Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Volunteer State Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$6,362|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$6,920|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$9,257|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$11,137|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
3697 of Volunteer State Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 48 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Volunteer State Community College number 36 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Tennessee.
Students at Volunteer State Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||99.1%||$6,033|
|$30,001 - $48,000||97.69%||$5,705|
|$48,001 - $75,000||87.05%||$3,017|
|$75,001 - $110,000||60.56%||$1,486|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Volunteer State Community College.
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization
Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Volunteer State Community College graduation rate is below the national average.
16% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Volunteer State Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Volunteer State Community College is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In Volunteer State Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Volunteer State Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Tennessee.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 1480 Nashville Pke address in Gallatin, Tennessee.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Volunteer State Community College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Main Campus is burglary.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 187 universities in Tennessee state. Volunteer State Community College is one of the few institutions in Tennessee that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 36 distance learning programs that are provided in the Volunteer State Community College: 24 are for Associate's degree and 12 are less than 1-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Tennessee state average data to help you compare.
Volunteer State Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 4980 students with 149407 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Volunteer State Community College
- 14% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 14% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 11% — Health Professions and Related Programs
- 7% — Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
- 3% — Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Volunteer State Community College
Nice collageSource of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I mean, I guess I am getting credits. My advisor takes 2 weeks to answer a simple question. You have to send 3 to 5 emails repeatedly to admissions in order to get rude replies to have any kind of changes made to your records. In person, the faculty is super nice. The tall fellow with the glasses who does tutoring in Thigpen is amazing and nice. Just admin and advising is unprofessional and unhelpful. You're going to be mostly on your own figuring out your classes. My husband and I are both students in here having the same poor experience.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I went studied at vol state a while ago so hopefully things have changed. When I attended there I had teachers who didn’t care. Would disappear from labs so no one was there to answer questions.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I had a great experience while visiting for a math competition last year.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Awesome school with professors that care about each individual student! Got two degrees at the same time with both of them Cum Laude! Trio is the bomb!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 1480 Nashville Pike
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +6154528600
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: volstate.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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