We're Here for You!

During these challenging times, Columbia State remains open and committed to providing a quality education to help you reach your career goals.

Small Classes ~ Online ~ Affordable ~ Local

Many of our students can attend tuition-free through the Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect programs. 

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Upcoming Deadlines

Fall 2020 Deadline to Apply - Now Extended!: August 16
Classes begin: August 24 

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teacher in classroom Academics Columbia State offers more than 70 academic programs, including both transfer and career-entry programs. Learn more about Academics
Williamson Campus Admissions Recruiter Hotline Have questions about applying to Columbia State? Connect with one of our Admissions recruiters using our Zoom virtual hotline. Hours are Monday - Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Connect with an Admissions Recruiter
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Smiling veteran Veterans We are committed to providing veterans with a successful educational experience. Our goal is to provide excellent service to enrolled service members, veterans and their dependents or survivors. Learn more about Veterans Services
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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. Here are just a few of the many options available to you: Student Government Association, President's Leadership Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Study Abroad and Arts & Entertainment.

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Columbia State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Art, Associate of Science, Associate of Science in Teaching, Associate of Fine Arts in Music, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as many technical certificates.