Welcome to TCAT Ripley

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system is comprised of six universities, thirteen community colleges, and twenty-seven technology colleges. More than 80 percent of all Tennessee students attending public institutions are enrolled in a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.

Students or prospective students who wish to file a complaint related to accreditation or regarding violations of state law not resolved at the institution may submit a Student Complaint Form to the Tennessee Board of Regents at 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 340, Nashville Tennessee 37217, or by completing the form electronically http://www.tbr.edu/contact/default.aspx?id=2936Under Tennessee’s open records law, all or parts of complaints will generally be available for review upon request from a member of the public. Complaints regarding accreditation can also be made by contacting the Council on Occupational Education (COE) at 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300 Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350 (www.council.org).

Complaints of fraud, waste or abuse may be made by email at reportfraud@tbr.eduor by calling the Tennessee Comptroller’s Hotline for Fraud, Waste and Abuse at 1-800-232-5454

  • Our Spring Practical Nursing Class, held at the Ripley campus will begin January 4, 2016. The deadline for testing is November 12, 2015.  Applicants who take the Compass exam at other campuses should forward their scores of 80 or above in Reading and 50 or above in Math (http://www.tcatripley.edu/compass-exam) to the Ripley campus by November 12, 2015. Scores can be faxed to 731-635-4674.
    Patient Care Technician (PCT) classes will begin May 2, 2016 at our Bells campus. You may schedule your test at the Bells or Ripley campus.


Still Enrolling for Fall!

Programs available include Administrative Office Technology, Computer Information Technology, and Industrial Electricity!!


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