DEGREES & CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Summer 2018Spring 2019
THREE-YEAR GRADUATION RATE First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Service Area: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery and Stewart counties
2019 Highlights • Partnered with the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative to provide associate degree programs to inmates housed at the Turney Center Industrial Complex. • Implemented Nashville GRAD, a scholarship program for eligible Davidson County high school seniors. In coordination with the Mayor of Nashville and the Metro Council, the program provides financial assistance for expenses beyond tuition, including textbooks and transportation. The scholarship is expected to increase the number of graduates in three years by at least 50 percent. • In preparation for the new Madison campus, which will serve North Davidson County, Nashville State began offering evening classes at Hunters Lane High School. • Opened the Campus Cupboard food pantry at the White Bridge Road Campus. • Piloted a new Learn & Earn Program with Tractor Supply Company that enables students to work on campus while earning their degrees and gaining hands-on, IT-related experience. • Nursing program graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-RN licensure exam and had a job placement rate of 100 percent. • Formalized a transfer partnership with Middle Tennessee State University to simplify transition while providing financial assistance.