The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Chattanooga State Community College

Founded in 1965, Chattanooga State Community College serves a 13-county area in Southeast TN with additional satellite sites located in Dayton and Kimball. Regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), it is one of 13 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents System. The College offers associate and associate of applied science degrees, technical and embedded technical certificates, and Tennessee Transfer Pathways programs, while the TN College of Applied Technology division offers certificate programs and one-year diploma programs with available pathways leading to an AAS degree. The College is proud of its academic partnerships, High Impact Practices, Achieving the Dream network for student success, Focus on Completion, and programs to enhance the College experience, such as learning support and Early College programs, e-Portfolio, Study Abroad, VET Campus, 40-plus student clubs and organizations, and intercollegiate athletics. The College enjoys the largest engineering technology, health science, and applied technology programs in the statewide system, while its strong corporate training activity helps to provide a highly skilled technical workforce. Chattanooga State consistently offers high quality education with an 18:1 student-to-teacher ratio, a 98 percent job placement rate, and 98 percent licensure pass rate.
All Students

First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 1,547

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52%
3%
25%
20%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Chattanooga State Community College in the Fall of 2011. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Chattanooga State Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Chattanooga State Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
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Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College 37%
+ Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 15%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Chattanooga State Community College 52%
Enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Chattanooga State Community College* 25%
Current Status Unknown 20%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Chattanooga State Community College.
Full-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 1,097

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55%
3%
25%
17%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Chattanooga State Community College in the Fall of 2011. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Chattanooga State Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Chattanooga State Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
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Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College 39%
+ Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 16%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Chattanooga State Community College 55%
Enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Chattanooga State Community College* 25%
Current Status Unknown 17%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Chattanooga State Community College.
Part-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 450

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44%
4%
24%
28%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Chattanooga State Community College in the Fall of 2011. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Chattanooga State Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Chattanooga State Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
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Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College 33%
+ Associate degree from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 11%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Chattanooga State Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Chattanooga State Community College 44%
Enrolled at Chattanooga State Community College 4%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Chattanooga State Community College* 24%
Current Status Unknown 28%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Chattanooga State Community College.