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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,408 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
50% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
334 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Pellissippi State Community College is $3,744, which is $522 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,408, which is 411% of the cost for in-state students, and is $8,472 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,787.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 13% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Pellissippi State Community College has a total enrollment of 10,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Pellissippi State Community College is 5,125 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,119. This means that 50% of students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pellissippi State Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.7% White, 6.57% Black or African American, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.41% Two or More Races, 1.88% Asian, 0.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (20.4%), followed by White Female (20.3%) and Black or African American Male (1.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 213 more women than men graduated from Pellissippi State Community College. The majority of students graduating from Pellissippi State Community College are White. These 2,118 graduates mean that there were 15.5 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 137 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Pellissippi State Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 974 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 75 graduates and Communications Technology with 70 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Pellissippi State Community College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communication Technologies, with 101 graduates, followed by Engineering Technologies with 202 graduates and Liberal Arts & Humanities with 997 graduates.


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Pellissippi State Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.66M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20,681 (0.24%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Pellissippi State Community College had a total expenditure of $74.8M. Of that $74.8M, they spent $34.3M on salaries and $10.5M on benefits.

Pellissippi State Community College employs 110 Associate professors, 46 Assistant professors, and 43 Instructors. Most academics at Pellissippi State Community College are Female Associate professors (69), Male Associate professors (41), and Female Assistant professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pellissippi State Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 96 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 88 employees, and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 63 employees.



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