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Motlow State Community College is a public two-year community college founded in August 1969 on a small campus located in Moore County near Tullahoma, Tennessee, on 187 acres of land donated by the late Senator Reagor Motlow and family. Motlow State is a powerful economic engine in middle Tennessee. As the region grows, so does the College. In addition to expanding the Moore County campus, the College has locations in Fayetteville, McMinnville, Smyrna, and Sparta. Motlow serves over 640,000 people in an 11-county service area, including Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Dekalb, Franklin, Lincoln, Moore, Rutherford, Van Buren, Warren, and White.

Did You Know? 

  • Nearly 27% of students at Motlow in Fall 2019 were dual-enrolled high school students.
  • 23% of students at Motlow in Fall 2018 were Adult Learners, age 25 and older.
  • 40.8% of first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled at Motlow in Fall 2013 completed an associate degree and/or a bachelor’s degree in six years. 

Quick Facts 2019-20

Data is current as of September 1, 2020

Campus Locations 

  • Moore County Campus - 6015 Ledford Mill Rd., Tullahoma, TN
  • Fayetteville Campus - 1802 Winchester Highway, Fayetteville, TN
  • McMinnville Campus - 225 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville, TN
  • Smyrna Campus - 5002 Motlow College Blvd., Smyrna, TN

Teaching Locations 

  • Sparta - 603 Roosevelt Dr., Sparta, TN
  • Bedford - 200 Dover St., Shelbyville, TN 

Awards Offered 

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Fine Arts
  • Associate of Science in Teaching
  • Technical Certificate 

Annual Enrollment

Fall 2019

  • FTE: 4,559
  • Headcount: 6,991

Spring 2020

  • FTE: 3,951
  • Headcount: 6,124 

Tuition and Fees for Full-time Students (2019-2020) 

  • In-state: $ 4,554
  • Out-of-state: $ 22,002
  • Books & Supplies: $ 1000 

Personnel (2019-2020)

Faculty

  • Full-time: 129
  • Part-time: 306

Staff

  • Full-time: 179
  • Part-time: 12

Total

  • Full-time: 308 
  • Part-time: 318

 

Student Body Characteristics (Fall 2019) 

Gender

  • Male: 38%
  • Female: 62%

Race

  • African American: 10.5%
  • American Indian: 0.2%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander: 2.8%
  • Hispanic: 9.3%
  • Multiracial: 3.1%
  • Unclassified: 2.3%
  • White: 71.8%

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time: 51%
  • Part-time: 49%
  • Age classification
  • Traditional: 77%
  • Non-traditional: 23%

Average age: 22

Graduates by degree or certificate (Academic Year 2019-20)

  • Associate of Applied Science: 172
  • Associate of Art: 35
  • Associate of Fine Arts: 0
  • Associate of Science: 888
  • Associate of Science in Teaching: 30
  • Technical Certificate: 138

Student Success Rates

End of term GPA (Fall 2019):

  • 2.87

Retention

  • All students (fall 2018 to fall 2019): 52%
  • First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen (Fall 2018 to Fall 2019)*: 58%

*Retention rate includes first-time, full-time freshmen; IPEDS data. 

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