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Free tuition for high school graduates.

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TN Reconnect & Reconnect to Workforce

Free tuition for adults 24 and older.

Why Choose ChattState?

Start Here, Go Anywhere: No matter where you are on your career path, whether you’re just graduating from high school, going back to college after a break, or working full-time trying to make ends meet, there’s a place for you at Chattanooga State Community College. As one of the top community colleges in Tennessee, we’re intensely focused on helping you achieve your educational goals with affordable two-year-degree programs that meet the demands of an ever-changing world.

Follow Your Passion: You can choose from hundreds of fields of study and receive help from an advisor at every step along the way. With no application fee, and a wide variety of scholarships, grants—like Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect—and financial aid packages, you can afford the Chattanooga State experience relatively debt-free. Our new 7-Week classes will help you stay focused, stay motivated, and stay on track. When you graduate, our career services team, which has a 98 percent job placement rate, will help you find your way in the workforce.

Focus on Your Needs: During your time here, we’ll provide the resources you need to succeed in higher education and help you become a part of a vibrant and growing community of students, faculty, and alumni. You’ll find industry-leading instructors in all fields of study, a helpful support staff that’s built around your unique needs, and a diverse group of students excited to learn.

Feel at Home: This one-of-a-kind place is uniquely situated in the heart of Chattanooga. Bordering the Tennessee Riverwalk, the 150-acre main campus is beautifully maintained and filled with inviting spaces for both meeting people and quiet study. Sculptures by world-renowned artists and students are displayed throughout the campus and in the nationally acclaimed Outdoor Museum of Art. Take a virtual tour to see for yourself why this is a place where you’ll instantly feel at home.