Volunteer State Community College
A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
Volunteer State Community College (Vol State), with a student enrollment of over 8,800 students, is located 30 miles northeast of Nashville in Gallatin. Numerous off-campus operations extend the college’s instruction and public service roles throughout its 11-county service area. Popularly known as Vol State, the college was founded in 1971. It has a diverse mix of students ranging in age from teens to senior adults. They come from counties across the service area, many states around the nation, and 14 countries. Vol State has more than 90 programs in five grand divisions: Humanities, Social Science and Education, Health Sciences, Business and Technology, and Math and Science.