• Columbia State: A Great Place To Start!

    Over 70 Majors!

    There are some students who arrive knowing exactly what they want to do. Most, need some time to explore!  So, take a look at the majors to see what excites you. And, if you just can't choose, it's fine to be Undecided!!

    Columbia State has friendly faculty and staff who care that you have a good college experience. Earn a degree that can take you straight into the workforce or that can transfer to the college or university of your choice.

We're Glad You're Here!

This is an incredibly exciting time. You are closing one chapter of your life and opening another. Some of you are completing high school and are looking forward to your next big adventure. Many others are returning after spending time in the workforce wanting to improve existing skills or change career paths.

Every story is unique and Columbia State is here to help you reach your goals!

This web page is designed just for you. You can find all the important links that will help guide you through the admissions and financial aid processes. We know it may feel like a lot at first, but take it one step at a time and know that we are here to help!
Student Orientation

Getting Off to The Right Start

Nothing is more critical to your success than attending a Right Start Orientation! This one-day workshop is designed to help you get started off in the right direction! You will learn about all the resources that are available to you as a student and receive assistance in registering for your classes. You can sign up for Right Start Orientation after you've applied for admission to the college.
Dual enrollment students in a classroom

Get ON the TTP!

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! Watch a short video on making the Tennessee Transfer Pathways work for you!
Two Student Government representatives

Be Involved, Make A Difference

There is always something fun and engaging going on at the college. Whether you want to get involved by joining a student group, attending one of our many lectures or cheering on our Chargers at an athletic event. Below are just a few of the many options available to you:

Annual Security Report

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Department of Facility Services prepares the Annual Security Report. The report can be accessed on the Columbia State Safety and Security web page at http://www.columbiastate.edu/safety. This report contains security policies, procedures, guidelines and the College’s Drug and Alcohol
Abuse Prevention Program. Crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years are included in the report. These statistics are based on incidents reported at six campus locations. You may request a paper copy from the student services or human resources office on the Columbia campus, 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401.

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