Feel at Home on Campus
Chattanooga State is a special place designed to give you an inviting setting to learn and gather with friends. Our beautiful campus is located on the Tennessee River, just 10 minutes northeast of downtown and serves as the center of the ChattState community. It features the renowned Outdoor Museum of Art (OMA), a five-acre preserve in the heart of the campus highlighted by a sculpture garden. You’ll also find a wide range of modern athletic facilities, performance spaces, libraries, and academic centers to provide all the resources you need to excel here.
The Tennessee Riverwalk
This 13-mile trail connects the Chickamauga Dam to downtown Chattanooga and is one of the city’s crown jewels. The one-of-a-kind path runs right alongside campus and gives you a unique opportunity to take a breather, enjoy the views, or get some exercise—running, biking, or walking—along the shores of the Tennessee River.
A Vibrant Place to Learn
From its bustling Student Center to the dozens of academic buildings, you’ll always find a welcoming community built to provide you with the resources needed to succeed. Take advantage of state-of-the-art technology in dozens of fields of study at specialized learning centers throughout campus.
Activities and Gatherings
Beyond academics, you’ll find endless opportunities to make the most of your experience on campus. The Humanities and Fine Arts Building features a 300-seat auditorium that hosts musicals, plays, improv comedy, and other performances. The Media and Technology Center hosts a full-fledged TV studio and radio station. You’ll find first-rate athletic venues, a state-of-the-art library, computer centers, and technical support. For students who need childcare you will find the Child Development Center, which provides on-campus childcare.
History of Chattanooga State
Since its opening in September of 1965, the history of Chattanooga State Community College has been characterized by a strong response to the region's business, industrial, and professional needs. Our leadership in technology has enabled ChattState to fuel the technical workforce of the Chattanooga region like no other.