What Every Parent Should Know About College!
Thank you for choosing Columbia State! Your student is beginning a new journey in their life, and we are excited to have the opportunity to watch them learn and grow. Columbia State is known for our excellence in education, as well as our caring faculty and staff. Your student's success is very important to us!
It's true, parents love Columbia State because our tuition is more affordable than four-year colleges and universities. Choosing Columbia State makes great financial sense. Plus, through the Tennessee Transfer Pathways
, our courses are guaranteed to transfer to any other public Tennessee school and many private institutions as well. (In case you're wondering... we are an accredited institution, which means our courses transfer to colleges outside the state of Tennessee too.) In addition, we are able to offer smaller class sizes, so your student won't get lost in the crowd. Our professors know your student by name. We also have five convenient locations which helps your student stay close to home.
This section of the website is designed with caring parents in mind. Your son or daughter is growing into young adulthood and your job in launching them successfully is not done. But your role is
What can you do to help? Helping a student commit to graduate is the most important role that parents play. Believe it or not, they really are still listening to you. When you are positive, they will be too. When you are encouraging, they will try harder or again. Join us in our commitment to seeing your student through completion and graduation! When it is time for them to walk across that Commencement stage, we will be celebrating with you!