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Chattanooga State Technical Community College: Narrative Description


4501 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097
Tel: (423)697-4400
Admissions: (423)697-4401
Fax: (423)697-4709
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Tennessee Board of Regents. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 100-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 8,121. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 1,343 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 3,782 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 4,339 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 19% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 44% 25 or older, 22% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT or ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $1952 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $6072 full-time. Mandatory fees: $339 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Black Student Association, Adult Connections, Human Services Specialists, Student Government Association, Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: Fun in the Sun, Oktoberfest, Wellness Festival. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Augusta R. Kolwyck Library with 73,334 books, 803 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $875,000. 500 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located in southeastern Tennessee on the Tennessee River, Chattanooga is an important industrial center with over 500 manufacturing plants. All forms of commercial transportation are convenient. Part-time employment is available. Recreational facilities are plentiful, Chickamauga Lake, formed by the TVA dam, provides a wonderful place for water sports, and fishing; also there are other lakes, rivers and streams, and Harrison Bay State Park and Hamilton County State Park for other activities. Chattanooga has a number of city parks, and five golf courses for activities within the city. Some points of interest are Lookout Mountain, Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, Rock City Gardens, the Ruby Falls-Lookout Mountain Caves, and the Chattanooga Choo-Choo.

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