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Cleveland State Community College

Cleveland State Community College is an Associate's college with 3790 students located in Cleveland, TN.

23
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 3,790
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 50% Full Time / 50% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 64% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 85%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: The Cherokee Signal

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: observatory
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education cross-registration dual enrollment of high school students honors program independent study internships double major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (45%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (18%), Business Administration and Management (12%), Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science (7%), Industrial Technology/Technician (6%), Child Development (6%)

Majors Offered

Associates

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

Any instructional program in public administration and services not listed above.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of industrial engineers and managers. Includes instruction in optimization theory, human factors, organizational behavior, industrial processes, industrial planning procedures, computer applications, and report and presentation preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Industrial Engineering Technicians
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

Associates

Any instructional program in science technologies not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

Associates

A program that focuses on the intellectual, social, emotional, and biological development of children and the planning and design of related human services. Includes instruction in parent-child relations, parenting practices, special needs of children, parental and environmental influences on child development, external support services, and related public policy issues.

Job Opportunities:

Farm and Home Management Advisors
Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.

Administration & Faculty

President Carl Hite
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 72
Student : Faculty Ratio 23 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 43 : 56
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 52
Tenure Track Faculty 31
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 15
International Faculty 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 100.0% accepted of 1,423 applications

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite17 - 21
English16 - 22
Math16 - 20
 

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $5,501 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $4,557
$30K-$48K $5,339
$48K-$75K $7,890
$75K-$110K $8,476

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,336, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,336 Same as On-Campus
Fees $269 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,381
Books $900 $900
Total (before financial aid) $4,505 $10,886

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,776 Same as On-Campus
Fees $269 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,381
Books $900 $900
Total (before financial aid) $14,945 $21,326

Students Receiving Aid

91% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 33% $4,736
Federal Scholarships/Grants 66% $4,063
Institutional Grants 18% $2,896
Other Federal Grants 13% $361
Pell Grants 64% $4,066
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 62% $2,399
Student Loans 33% $4,736

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.clevelandstatecc.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships-overview.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.clevelandstatecc.edu/npcalc.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

12% of students graduated in six years.

53% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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