Northeast State Community College is a comprehensive two-year community college under the Tennessee Board of Regents' governance of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee.
As a comprehensive community college, Northeast State provides university parallel programs designed for students desiring to transfer to another college or university, career programs for students planning to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation, and continuing education and community service programs for professional growth and personal enrichment to the citizens of Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties.
Northeast State is an open‐access, public, comprehensive community college that advances lifelong learning and strengthens the community's economic and social/cultural aspects. The College provides innovative, high‐quality, and relevant associate, certificate, and career‐focused educational programs and services to facilitate teaching, learning, service, and student success. Programming and comprehensive support services are offered through varied delivery systems and at multiple campuses throughout its primary service area, Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties. Within all aspects of its operations, Northeast State serves the public’s interest through the judicious use of fiscal, human, and physical resources and the provision of safe and secure campuses.
Northeast State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.