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With more than 70 degree and certificate programs to choose from and five campuses close to home, Columbia State has something for everyone.

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Application Deadline: January 10
Registration Deadline: January 16

Select the type of student you are from the list below for the roadmap to getting admitted.
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Campus Tours

One of the best ways to know that Columbia State is the right college choice for you is to come to see us! Campus tours are scheduled, but if the tour dates don’t work for your calendar, give us a call and we’ll plan a tour just for you. Learn more about campus tours.
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Columbia State offers more than 70 academic programs, including both transfer and career-entry programs. Learn more about our Academic Programs.
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Tennessee Promise

Columbia State is proud to be a participating Tennessee Promise college. Tennessee Promise is the state’s last-dollar scholarship program that allows graduating high school and home school seniors the opportunity to attend a community or technical college tuition-free for two years. Visit to learn more.
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Tennessee Reconnect

Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship that provides free tuition for adults to attend a community college. The initiative is designed to help adults enter college to gain news skills, advance in the workplace, and fulfill lifelong dreams of completing a degree or credential. 

Tennessee Transfer Pathways

You can rest assured when you take classes at Columbia State. Your credits will transfer seamlessly with you when you graduate if you decide to continue your studies at a Tennessee four-year university, and many private colleges and universities too! That's the TTP Guarantee! AND, if you are thinking about coming to Columbia State from another Tennessee school, the TTP works both ways!
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Campus Life

It’s not just what you learn in the classroom, Columbia State offers a variety of student clubs, organizations and activities for you to get involved. Below are just a few of the many options available to you:

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