Northeast State Community College

Blountville, Tennessee
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  • Public
    2 year
  • 1:23
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 6%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Northeast State Community College is an open-access, public, comprehensive community college serving Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties in Tennessee. The College provides over 90 programs of study leading to associate and certificate degrees along with courses and events that address the workforce development and lifelong learning needs of the community. Support services are provided to all students, of which a significant number are first-time freshmen, low income, and/or adult students.
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Total Enrollment 5,895
Programs 60
Courses 948
Equivalencies 48,771 incoming
8,716 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
To be considered for Federal and State funding, students must complete and submit a Free Application for Student Aid, (FAFSA) each academic year.
Tuition and Fees:
Full time (12 credits) in-state: $147 per credit hour, $31 per semester fees, $12 per credit hour fee, maximum $113; Full time (12 credits) out-of-state: $608 per credit hour, $31 fee per semester, $12 per credit hour fee, $113 maximum
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
General-TBR Transfer, General-UT Transfer Knoxville
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Transfer Credit is awarded for individual courses that are determined to be comparable to those offered at Northeast State provided as long as it is from a regionally accredited institution.
Credit for Prior Learning:
Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, ACE-Workplace, CLEP, AP.
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Spring January 15
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Additional Information

Veteran Friendly:
Student Services Extended Hours:
Evening Services Extended Hours: When classes are in session the office of Evening Services is open Monday through Thursday from 12-8:30 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters, and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
The applicant's grade point average must be at least equal to that which Northeast State requires for readmission of its own students. Applicants who do not meet the college's standards may be admitted on academic probation.
Official Transcripts:
Upon the receipt of all college transcripts, the Admissions and Records Office will evaluate the student's coursework. High school transcripts may be required for complete analysis of transfer credit.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Northeast State does not require a minimum SAT or ACT score for admission. However, SAT or ACT scores must be received for students to be placed in the appropriate level of courses.
Letters of Recommendation:
Not Required.
Not Required.
Application Fee:
Not Required.
Not Required.
Associates Degree Required:
Not Required.
Other Requirements:
All applicants must provide official transcripts from high schools and all post secondary institutions.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
Transfer credit is awarded for individual courses that are determined to be comparable to those offered at Northeast State. Courses without comparable equivalents may be transferred in as electives.
Credits (Min/Max):
Not Required.
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Northeast State Community College

2425 Hwy 75
Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246
Main Phone:
(423) 323-3191
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Technical Clerk, Admissions
(423) 323-0253
Transfer Services Contact:
Student Success Center
(423) 323-0214
Veterans Services Contact:
Pat Chandler; Jessica Kelso; John Adcox
School Certifying Official
(423) 323-0210; (423) 354-2527; (423) 354-2528;;
Adult Learner Contact:
Jim Henrichs
Director of Enrollment Services
(423) 354-2481

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Northeast State at Bristol
620 State St., Suite 300
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 354-5213
Northeast State at Elizabethton
386 Highway 91N
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 279-7651
Northeast State at Gray
120 Dillon Court
Gray, TN 37615
(423) 323-0221
Northeast State at Johnson City
101 E. Market Street
Johnson City, TN 37602
(423) 323-0221
Northeast State at Kingsport
222 West Main Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 354-5521
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Last updated on 1/30/2018 by Northeast State Community College.