College Exploration Week

College Exploration Week

September 21-25, 2020

About Nashville State

At Nashville State, you will get the education you need to be successful. We offer more than 80 programs to prepare you to go right to work or transfer easily to a university. In addition to top rate faculty, who care about your success, you have support systems in place that not all colleges provide. First time, full time students are provided with staff advisors that will help you set and stay on course to reach your goals. If needed, you will have access to technology, food, financial, and transportation assistance.

Nashville State Programs of Study

It is more than likely that we have a program that fits your interest! You will learn skills, gain necessary experiences, and gain confidence, with all the support you will need.

See what Nashville State offers.


Did you know you can complete the first two years of your four-year degree at Nashville State? Finish your Associate's Degree, and transfer those credits and start as a junior at a four-year institution. Nashville State can help you every step of the way.

Tennessee Transfer Pathways at Nashville State

Apply to Nashville State

If you are a current high school senior, you can apply now for the Fall 2021 semester.

Admissions Checklist (English)
Admissions Checklist (Arabic)

Admissions Checklist (Spanish)



Tennessee Promise

Apply for the scholarship by completing the Tennessee Promise application by November 2 of your senior year of high school. Tennessee Promise will cover your tuition. The application can be found through the TSAC Student Portal.

Once you have applied for TN Promise, you will receive communications explaining your next steps. You will need to submit your FAFSA file by February 1, 2021.

FAFSA Application

Submit your FAFSA as early as October 1 in the year prior to the academic year you intend to start school. Submit your application as soon as possible to increase your chance for grants and scholarships.

Nashville State Financial Aid Guide

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Testimonials, In Their Own Words

"My degree has already helped me achieve many goals that I thought would take time. I'm currently a networking contractor."

“I came to Nashville State to received hands-on experience in my field for a price that wouldn’t put me in debt.”

— Brandon Colwell, A.A.S. CIT Networking '20

“I was fearful of college. Due to the support I receive at Nashville State and by taking my studies seriously, my college experience has been joyful and successful.”

— Dulce Davilla, Surgical Technology Student

“Whether you earn an Associate’s Degree or plan on continuing at a university, you’ll find help and attention for a successful college career.”

“Students can confidently go into the field knowing they are getting the education they need.”

— Lexi Mandl, Paralegal Studies ‘17