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Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)

TCAT at Chattanooga State is a leading provider of hands-on, high-demand, skills training programs designed to prepare you for the job market. Most TCAT students are able to start their career within just one year.

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83%

Completion
Rate

92%

Job Placement Rate

97%

Licensure Pass Rate

19

1yr Diploma Programs

8

Certificate Programs

53

Full-Time Faculty

10

Part-Time Faculty

Featured Scholarship

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Free tuition for high school graduates.
 

Featured Grant

TN Reconnect & Reconnect to Workforce

Free tuition for students at least 23 years of age
on or before January 1st,
OR classified as independent on the FAFSA.

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Students sign letters of intent during TCAT National Signing Day.

TCAT Signing Day: ChattState Celebrates Commitment to Technical Education

May 22, 2024 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- On Thursday, May 9, incoming Tennessee College of Applied Technology students at Chattanooga State Community College gathered on campus to sign letters of intent during National CTE Signing Day



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Alumni Spotlight

See How a ChattState Education Took Marc Underwood from the Scenic City to Silicon Valley

May 16, 2024 | Payton Potter | Alumni Spotlight

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- From Chattanooga to California, one alumnus credits his success in the robotics field to an affordable education from Chattanooga State Community College. 



In a Q&A with the college, 2022 graduate Marc Underwood, reflects on the pivotal role his...

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ChattState Apprenticeships Empower Students, Strengthen Workforce

May 14, 2024 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Panelists and employers gathered Tuesday morning on Chattanooga State Community College’s campus to discuss the success of student apprenticeship programs, the importance of vocational education, and the mission of Youth Apprenticeship Week. 



Spearheaded by the U.S....

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