Spring 2021 Application

Spring 2021 Application

Application deadline for Spring 2021 is January 8, 2021.

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Walk-In Wednesdays

Beginning on Wednesday, October 21, Nashville State will have "Walk-In Wednesdays" from 8:30am to 4:00pm on all campuses.
Learn more about walk-in Wednesdays.

Why Nashville State Community College

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 give you a personalized college experience. 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.

Explore Degrees and Certificates

Career in a Year

Our technical certificates will prepare you to enter the workforce in 12 months or less.

Explore Technical Certificates

Transfer Pathways

Complete your first two-years of your four-year degree at Nashville State. Finish your Associate’s Degree, and transfer credits earned to start as a junior at a four-year institution.

Explore Transfer Pathways

Nashville GRAD Program

The Nashville GRAD program provides first-time, full-time students with financial and academic support while pursuing a full-time education at Nashville State. The goal of Nashville GRAD is for our students to complete their degrees and graduate within three years. Students will be given a laptop, $100 a month for transportation and food assistance, $300 a semester to purchase textbooks, and a dedicated advisor.

Learn more about Nashville GRAD

Tennessee Reconnect

If you are an adult wanting to upskill for a new career or add skills for your existing career, Tennessee Reconnect will help you get your degree tuition-free! (When is the deadline?)

Learn more about Tennessee Reconnect

How to Apply

Admissions Checklist (English)
Admissions Checklist (Arabic)
Admissions Checklist (Spanish)


For questions about admissions, contact: admissions@nscc.edu.

For questions about financial aid, contact: financial.aid@nscc.edu.


Nashville State Community College is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe environment for its students, faculty, and staff. The College’s COVID-19 Response Planning Task Force continues to diligently monitor the Coronavirus outbreak in order to advise a responsible return to campus.

Learn more about Nashville State’s response to COVID-19.