Pellissippi State Community College

Knoxville, TN, USA
2.74 Average Rating

Pellissippi State Community College is a public institution established in Knoxville, Tennessee. The college is also home to four satellite campuses throughout the city, and one in Friendsville. Students attending Pellissippi State have the option of enrolling in either a certificate program, a transfer program, or a career-related A.A.S. program, which can be completed through classes scheduled during the day, at night, online, or on the weekends. The college features a high active Arts department, which frequently showcases free or inexpensive musical and theater productions, visual art shows, and faculty lectures that cover a variety of in-depth topics.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
11,168
Total Number of Undergrads
11,168
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,602
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,276
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,564
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1300

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,233
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,304
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,776

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
10%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,583
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$87
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,300
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What Students Are Saying

2.74 Average Rating
Pellissippi State is an excellent community college that has something for everyone. The academics are solid and there are many clubs and volunteer opportunities. It is a wonderful and supportive academic environment.
Emily from Lenoir City, TN
Classes are smaller , and teacher-student ratio is 1 to 30 or less.
Students have access to technology that they will need to succeed in their career.
The faculty genuinely wants to help students succeed in their educational pursuits.
Grayson from Knoxville, TN
The tutors at the tutoring center are knowledgeable. The advisors give sound advice and are patient in finding the solutions to problems. The faculties have Master's degrees in the field that they teach and they employ interactive teaching methods that suits various learning styles.
Joy from Maryville, TN
Pellissippi is an oustanding college. I feel like I actually mean something here. In my opinion, every college should be like Pellissippi.
Wayne from Powell, TN
Very clean and beautiful campus. Professors show a genuine interest in helping you succeed. Faculty and advisors are extremely helpful and readily available.
Morgan from Knoxville, TN

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