Walters State Community College: Review & Facts

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Walters State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,555 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1970 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Morristown, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
At Walters State Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Walters State Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
Walters State Community College student retention rate is low at 54% (way below Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Walters State Community College is very low - 26%. Approximately 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Walters State Community College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,700
Average tuition pricing is slightly high, around $13,400 a year. The additional fees at Walters State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300; which comes to a total of $13,700 a year.

Read the details about Walters 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
99%
According to recent data, 3,123 applications were submitted and 3,101 were accepted; so it is very easy to get accepted at this school.

Walters State Community College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Walters State Community College is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Walters State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (423) 585-2600 or check Walters State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Walters 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at Walters State Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Walters 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, Walters State Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Walters State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Walters State Community College, 500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899, USA
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