Attending Dyersburg State is one of the smartest financial decisions you can make. Our low tuition allows our students to receive a quality education without all the added debt! Want to get your bachelor's degree? You can save more money by attending Dyersburg State the first two years and easily transfer to almost any 4-year college or university in Tennessee!
Times are changing and most jobs now require at least an associate degree! Dyersburg State offers academic programs needed by high-demand jobs - allowing you to receive your associate degree or technical certificate in half the time versus a 4-year college or university. On average, 92% of graduates from Tennessee's Community Colleges are employed within one year. This means you can earn your degree or certificate and be on the road to your career in no time!
The Wall Street Journal recently stated:
"Take graduates in health professions from Dyersburg State Community College. They not only finish two years earlier than their counterparts at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, but they also earn $5,300 more, on average, in their first year after graduation."
The Wall Street Journal, The Diploma's Vanishing Value, by Jeffrey L. Selingo, published April 26, 2013.
At Dyersburg State, students aren't just another number. Classes are designed to be small so that our students get more one-on-one personal instruction from professors and instructors that have hands-on experience! Whether you're right out of high school, or considered a non-traditional student, we know that attending college for the first time can be overwhelming. The faculty and staff at Dyersburg State are dedicated to helping students succeed. Offering a multitude of tutoring resources and after-hours support, you can feel confident that someone will be with you every step of the way!