Dyersburg State Community College

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Dyersburg State Community College
Established 1969
President Dr. Karen Bowyer
Location Dyersburg, Tennessee, United States
Colors Red & Navy
Nickname Eagles
Website http://www.dscc.edu
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Dyersburg State Community College is a Tennessee Board of Regents-operated community college in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Dyersburg State was founded in 1969. Classes are held on the campus in Dyersburg and at centers in Covington and Trenton. The college also offers online courses.[citation needed]


Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) serves seven counties adjacent to or near the Mississippi River in West Tennessee.

DSCC offers the following:

  • Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees for transfer to four-year institutions;
  • Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as technical and academic certificates, that respond to emerging career opportunities in health care and technologies and provide workforce education;
  • A Learning Support Program that enhances the skills necessary for success in college-level courses;
  • An Honors Program that expands students’ thinking and achievement;
  • A Continuing Education Program that provides educational opportunities for children and adults;
  • Seamless transition among institutions though articulation agreements with area high schools, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, and four-year institutions;
  • A variety of student support services designed to increase the opportunity for success, as well as services to provide access to federal and state financial aid and locally funded scholarships;
  • Increased access to education via dual enrollment programs at local high schools, technology-assisted instruction, distance learning offerings, and course offerings at convenient locations at the DSCC Gibson County Center and the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.

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Coordinates: 36°02′54″N 89°23′24″W / 36.04841°N 89.38992°W / 36.04841; -89.38992