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Your Goals are Our Goals.

Why Nashville State

Affordable. Accessible. Achievable.

Financial Relief

Lowest tuition and fees of all 13 TN community colleges.

Coming from high school?

Tennessee Promise

Entering school as an adult?

Tennessee Reconnect

Open for everyone


A Community of Support

Sometimes it takes more than tuition support to get through college. We offer programs that help cover:

  • Books
  • Gas
  • A new laptop
  • Personalized advisors
  • More

For full-time students


For part-time students


Start Early

Get started early. Join over 1,000 high school students enrolled in NSCC classes.

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High School Programs

Nashville State is a great place to gain the foundational experience to attain an entry-level job or transfer to a four-year university. The curriculum is challenging, but achievable."
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Rick C., Accounting, Class of 2022
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Programs That Work. For You.

80+ Programs Offered

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Workforce Readiness

Go from the classroom to the workforce in 12 months or less. Choose from over 25 programs.

Online Flexibility

Degree Programs

Ability to Transfer

Honors courses count just as much here as any other Tennessee university.

English as a Second Language

68 native languages spoken on campus.
Join the state's best ESL program.

6 Campuses. One College.

We've Got Your Back

Serving Your Community

Home to our largest population of veterans, at Clarksville you will find the support and activities you need to reach your goals.
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1760 Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Clarksville, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

14 : 1

Popular Programs

Early Childhood Education, Paralegal Studies, Process Operator

What’s New

Clarksville Campus Renovation
With the student population continuing to increase, the Clarksville campus has been approved for a major expansion in order to provide more programs and services to the Clarksville community.

A Campus Close to Home

A warm and friendly environment focused on provideing the resources students need to succeed.
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206 West Walnut Street Dickson, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

7 : 1

Popular Programs

Business, Logistics

What’s New

We've Moved!
Visit our new Dickson campus location in the heart of downtown Dickson.

Prepare for the Workforce

The Humphreys County campus provides affordable, quality education that prepares students to enter the workforce with confidence.
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695 Holly Lane Waverly, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

11 : 1

Popular Programs

Industrial Process Control Technology, Logistics, Process Operator

What’s New

New High School Programs
Nashville State is now offering new dual enrollment opportunities to Waverly Central Sigh School students.

Our Latest Addition

The newest of Nashville State's campuses, North Davidson provides the support and resources you need for a successful college experience.
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1520 Gallatin Pike North Madison, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

11 : 1

Popular Programs

Data Analytics, ESL

What’s New

Data Analytics
The North Davidson campus is now offering the Computer Information Technology A.A.S. with a concentration in Data Analytics.

Unique Course Offerings

Southeast is a welcoming and warm campus full of students from different background and cultures. Here you'll find programs you can't get anywhere else such as Culinary Arts, Hospitality, and Law Enforcement.
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5248 Hickory Hollow Parkway Antioch, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

18 : 1


Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement

What’s New

An ACF Accredited Program
The Randy Rayburn School of Culinary Arts is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation.

Where it all Started

Our oldest and largest campus, where you'll find all of the support and programs you need to reach your goals.
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120 White Bridge Pike Nashville, TN

Student Faculty Ratio

15 : 1

Popular Programs

Music Technology, Early Childhood Education, Nursing

What’s New

Award Winning Students
During the 58th annual American Advertising Federation Nashville Awards, nine Nashville State Visual Communication students won a total of 12 awards for their outstanding work.


Life After Nashville State.

After graduation...

NSCC students leave prepared for anything. Graduates from the class of 2023 ended up:
licensure pass rates in surgical technology (NBSTSA)

90% nursing (NCLEX-RN exam)

84% occupational therapy assistant (NBCOT exam)

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Different schools students transferred to last year

86% of transfer students going to a TN 4-year college or university

students participating in internships, co-op, practicum, and clinical experiences

Over 30,000 workforce training contact hours