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Pellissippi State Community College Overview

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pellissippi State Community College is a public institution. Pellissippi State Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Pellissippi State Community College Known For?

2,049 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Pellissippi State Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Pellissippi State Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Pellissippi State Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#175 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pellissippi State Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Communications Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Communications Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Communications Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular General Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Communications Technologies & Support Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Music Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Pellissippi State Community College?

Location of Pellissippi State Community College

Contact details for Pellissippi State Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, TN 37933-0990
Phone: 865-694-6400
Website: www.pstcc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Pellissippi State Community College?

You can apply to Pellissippi State Community College online at: www.pstcc.edu/admissions/apply.html

As long as you submit the requested materials to Pellissippi State Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Pellissippi State Community College?

9% Take Out Loans
11.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Pellissippi State Community College, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $5,345 a year. That adds up to $21,380 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pellissippi State Community College is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Pellissippi State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,038 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,694 undergraduate students at Pellissippi State Community College, with 5,038 being full-time and 5,656 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Pellissippi State Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,038 full-time undergraduates at Pellissippi State Community College, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pellissippi State Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pellissippi State Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pellissippi State Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 126
Black or African American 330
Hispanic or Latino 332
White 3,927
International Students 46
Other Races/Ethnicities 277

Over 27 countries are represented at Pellissippi State Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Pellissippi State Community College

1,359 Took All Classes Online
3,132 Took At Least One Class Online
14.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,132 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Pellissippi State Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Pellissippi State Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pellissippi State Community College was 14.6%. This is the #1,093 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pellissippi State Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Pellissippi State Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 941 0 941
General Engineering Technology 135 74 1 210
Business Administration & Management 101 99 0 200
Communications Technology 0 85 0 85
Computer Information Systems 34 47 0 81
Computer Systems Networking 70 0 0 70
Nursing 0 65 0 65
Computer Software & Applications 50 0 0 50
Health & Medical Administrative Services 37 0 0 37
Accounting 34 0 0 34
General Education 0 34 0 34
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 32 0 0 32
Audiovisual Communications 28 0 0 28
Human Development & Family Studies 0 12 15 27
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 26
Design & Applied Arts 4 16 0 20
Electronics Engineering Technology 18 0 0 18
Industrial Production Technology 1 14 1 16
Music 0 15 0 15
Legal Support Services 0 14 0 14
Culinary Arts 13 0 0 13
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 12 0 12
Hospitality Management 9 0 0 9
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 4 0 4
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 2 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 0 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 570 1,462 17 2,049

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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