Volunteer State Community College

Gallatin, Tennessee
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  • Public
    2 year
  • 8,838
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:23
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Volunteer State Community College, popularly known as Vol State, offers more than ninety programs in five major divisions: Business and Technology, Humanities, Math and Science, Social Science and Education, and Health Sciences. We have students of all ages and from many different backgrounds. The diversity makes our campus a learning experience in and of itself. The College offers the associate of arts and associate of science transfer degrees in more than 40 areas of emphasis. More than 25 programs offer the associate of applied science degree, designed for direct entry into the workforce. Additional technical certificate programs require less than two years of study and are designed for specific career fields.
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Founded 1971
Total Faculty 153
Total Enrollment 8,838
Full-Time Undergraduate 4,974
Part-Time Undergraduate 3,864
Transfer Students 533
Programs 48
Courses 1,162
Equivalencies 65,166 incoming
13,848 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov. You will need to include Volunteer State's school code -009912. A full listing of scholarships is available at http://www.volstate.edu/FinancialAid/.
Tuition and Fees:
12 Credit Hours per semester In-State Tuition & Fees: $2,066.50; 12 Credit Hours per semester Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $8,054.50
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Information for Transfer In Students

Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP.
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall August within first two days of semester
Spring January within first two days of semester
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Additional Information

Veteran Friendly:
Student Services Extended Hours:
We have help available after normal hours for working students. We call it the Office of Veterans Affairs and Adult Learners.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Official Transcripts:
Your official high school transcript is required. Official college transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions are required.
SAT/ACT Scores:
A transfer student is not required to submit ACT scores but may want to if the test was completed within the past three years. The scores are used for placement and counseling purposes only. SAT scores may be submitted in lieu of ACT scores.
Request More Information:
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
Only grades of "D" or higher will be accepted for credit.
Credits (Min/Max):
25% of an earned credential must be taken in residence.
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Volunteer State Community College

1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, Tennessee 37066-3188
United States
Main Phone:


Transfer Admission Contact:
Office of Admissions
(615) 230-3688
Transfer Services Contact:
Office of Records & Registration
(615) 230-3466
Veterans Services Contact:
Veteran's Affairs
(615) 230-3444
Adult Learner Contact:
TN Reconnect
(615) 230-3447

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Livingston Campus
113 Windle Community Road
Livingston, TN 38570
(931) 823-7065
Highland Crest
150 Laureate Ave
Springfield, TN 37172
Cookeville Higher Education Campus
1000 Neal St
Cookeville, TN 38501
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Last updated on 1/31/2018 by Volunteer State Community College.