Chattanooga State Community College is a public community college in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and belongs to the Tennessee Board of Regents System. First established as Chattanooga State Technical Institute in 1965 to meet the needs of growing industry in Southeastern Tennessee, it joined the State Community College and University System in 1974 as it continued to expand.
The main campus is six miles from downtown Chattanooga, and there are branch campuses at the Center for Education and Human Services, Eastgate Town Center, and the Volkswagen Academy. There are also learning sites at Dayton in Rhea County, Kimball in Marion County, and Sequatchie County. The catchment area includes six counties in Southeastern Tennessee (Hamilton, Rhea, Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Marion, and Grundy) and portions of bordering counties in Alabama and Georgia. Today, over 12,000 students attend CSCC.