Walters State Community College

Morristown, TN, USA
3.04 Average Rating

Known as “The Great Smoky Mountains Community College,” Walters State is a 2-year community college serving a predominantly rural area in east Tennessee. WSCC features over 150 associate degrees and technical certificates, as well as participates in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway, which guarantees credit transfers to a Tennessee public University. Walters State is home to the Great Smoky Mountains Expo center which hosts concerts, livestock shows, and an equestrian complex.

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
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
Out-Of-State Students
1%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
6,075
Total Number of Undergrads
6,075
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$3,549
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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.
$4,224
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.
$16,800
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1200

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.
37%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,903
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.
37%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,079
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,194

Student Loans

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.
$2,625
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.
$36

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,900

What Students Are Saying

3.04 Average Rating
They have great staff in both Morristown and Greeneville. They offer great Criminal Justice courses. Finished in a year and a half thanks to the online and summer courses offered.
Tammy from Greeneville, TN
Walters State is a wonderful school for students of any age or background. At Walters State, you learn to become a successful student. They have many well educated and caring instructors that always do their best to help all of their students.
Tracy from Greeneville, TN
Walters State is a wonderful place to seek new opportunities. The people there are extremely inviting and kind. Not to mention, the campus is neat!
Mekel from Jefferson City, TN
Walters State is a great campus and is ideal for my field of studies. The teachers really work with their students and do the best for them to succeed. I am a current student there and have really enjoyed my time there.
Laura from sevierville, TN
I AM PLEASED WITH MY FALL SEMESTER AT WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN MORRISTOWN. ALL OF THE PROFESSORS HAVE BEEN EXCELLENT AND HAVE EXPLAINED EACH CLASS I HAVE TAKEN IN A VERY EASY AND INFORMATIVE WAYS. I HAVE LEARNED THAT EACH DAY HAS NEW BEGINNINGS AND HAVE ENJOYED EACH ONE OF THEM
Hannah from Newport, TN
I am excited about attending Walter State Community College. I rate them the highest points. Excited about their Nursing program
Zachary from Rogersville, TN

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