Pellissippi State Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Pellissippi State Community College is a large two-year, public school with 10,590 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1974 and is one of the 12 schools and colleges located in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Pellissippi State Community College.

Pellissippi State Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at Pellissippi State Community College is low at 57% (below Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pellissippi State Community College is very low: 19%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pellissippi State Community College is reasonably decent: 21:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,800
Average tuition prices are slightly high - about $13,400 annually. The additional fees at Pellissippi State Community College not covered by tuition are around $400; which makes it a total of $13,800 annually.

Read the details about Pellissippi State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 3,469 applications were submitted and 3,469 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Pellissippi State Community College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Pellissippi State Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pellissippi State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Pellissippi State Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pellissippi State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Pellissippi State Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pellissippi State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pellissippi State Community College, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990, USA
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