Chattanooga State Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,104
2022 Average Net Price
$6,827
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.86%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
6,429
47% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.6%
336 Graduates

About

Chattanooga State Community College is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Chattanooga State Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (613 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (142 degrees), and General Engineering Technology (59 degrees).

In 2022, 1,429 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chattanooga State Community College. 65.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,103 degrees), 8.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (130 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chattanooga State Community College is $4,104, which is $−4,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Chattanooga State Community College is $4,104, which is $−4,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,827.

In 2022, 86% of undergraduate students attending Chattanooga State Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Chattanooga State Community College was $4,104. The cost of tuition at Chattanooga State Community College is $−4,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,827
2022 Value
2.85%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chattanooga State Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,827. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chattanooga State Community College grew by 2.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chattanooga State Community College was of $7,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Chattanooga State Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.86%
2019 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Chattanooga State Community College was 2.86%, which represents 49 out of the 1714 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Chattanooga State Community College had a total enrollment of 6,429 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chattanooga State Community College is 3,021 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,408. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chattanooga State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.4% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.07% Asian, 0.202% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0933% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (26.7%) and Black or African American Female (8.81%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chattanooga State Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Chattanooga State Community College is 3,021 and the part-time enrollment is 3,408. This means that 47% of students enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chattanooga State Community College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Chattanooga State Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,330 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    917 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    650 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chattanooga State Community College is 67.4% White, 14.3% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.07% Asian, 0.202% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0933% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 54 students (0.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 439 more women than men received degrees from Chattanooga State Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chattanooga State Community College is white (1,103 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (130 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Chattanooga State Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (613 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (142 degrees) and General Engineering Technology (59 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chattanooga State Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (154 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (613 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (172,767 people), Other managers (135,740 people), Graphic designers (94,920 people), Postsecondary teachers (74,416 people), and Secondary school teachers (68,483 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (154 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (613 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College are Engineering Technologies (154 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (613 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (363,815 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (176,935 people), Computer Systems Design (133,326 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (101,837 people), and Construction (85,132 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattanooga State Community College are Engineering Technologies (154 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (613 degrees), Human Sciences (27 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (71 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chattanooga State Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 613 degrees awarded
  2. 142 degrees awarded
  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Chattanooga State Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 613 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

495
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
934
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 495 degrees were awarded to men at Chattanooga State Community College, which is 0.53 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (934).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 211 degrees were awarded to men at Chattanooga State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.525 times less than the 402 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 402 degrees were awarded to men at Chattanooga State Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.91 times more than the 211 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Chattanooga State Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Chattanooga State Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,103 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    130 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chattanooga State Community College is white (1,103 degrees awarded). There were 8.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (130 degrees).

0.42% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    715 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    388 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chattanooga State Community College is white female (715 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (388 degrees).

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Operations

Chattanooga State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.93M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 96.1k (1.62%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Chattanooga State Community College had a total salary expenditure of 83.3M. Chattanooga State Community College employs 80 Instructors, 68 Associate professors and 44 Assistant professors. Most academics at Chattanooga State Community College are Male Instructor (40), Female Instructor (40), and Female Associate professor (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattanooga State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 61 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees.

Endowment

$5.93M
2022 Endowment
18.5%
decline from 2021

Chattanooga State Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.93M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Chattanooga State Community College declined 18.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $715k higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.2M
2022 Salaries
0.916%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Chattanooga State Community College paid a median of $36.2M in salaries, which represents 43.5% of their overall expenditure ($83.3M) and a 0.916% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.5M
Instructional Salaries
235
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chattanooga State Community College paid a total of $14.5M to 235 employees working as instructors, which represents 40% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chattanooga State Community College were Instructor with 80 employees, Associate professor with 68 employees, and Assistant professor with 44 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattanooga State Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 61 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chattanooga State Community College was Male Instructor with 40 employees, Female Instructor with 40 employees, and Female Associate professor with 39 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Chattanooga State Community College.

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