At A Glance:

Cost: In-state Tuition and Fees: $4,597 Out of State Tuition and Fees: $15,997
Size: Under 5,000 students
Type: Community College
Location: Cleveland
Degrees offered: Associates
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Cleveland State Community College is an accredited public community college serving approximately 3,500 credit students and 1,500 non-credit students. Committed to quality education, situated in scenic Southeast Tennessee and surrounded by an abundance of recreational opportunities, we couple an attractive atmosphere with a quality educational experience. Students can earn degrees and certificates in 11 different fields in a wide variety of two-year degrees and one-year certificates. Popular programs include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services.

Many Cleveland State Associate degrees are part of the Tennessee Transfer Pathways program which guarantees graduates entry into select college and university programs as a junior. Once you determine your academic direction, your advisor will help you to get the whole picture. The student to faculty ratio is 23:1.. Our goal is to help you reach your goal!

Student Life

In addition to classroom participation and studies, you’ll have ample opportunity to interact with the entire campus community. Whether you participate in Student Senate, Student Host Ambassadors, or one of more than 15 campus organizations, your college experience will be full and unforgettable! The 105-acre campus has 10 major buildings housing modern classrooms, laboratories, and student activity centers. Additional features include an excellent library, a multi-media center of emphasis, computer laboratories, a 400-seat theatre, a 3,000-seat gymnasium, athletic fields and tennis courts, a large reflector telescope, and a satellite downlink receiver which enables the college to serve as a site for many teleconferences.

Cleveland State offers classes throughout the service area in southeast Tennessee, which includes Bradley, Meigs, McMinn, Monroe, and Polk counties. The college also has offices and classrooms in Athens and Madisonville. Cleveland State offers an array of sporting, social, and cultural extracurricular activities.

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