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

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  • Practical Nursing Classes will start September 1, 2015 at the main campus of TCAT Ripley. Compass Scores of 80 or above in Reading and 50 or above in Math (http://www.tcatripley.edu/compass-examfor the PN class must be sent to the Ripley campus by July 16, 2015.
  • Patient Care Technician classes will start September 1, 2015 at the Bells campus. TABE sores for the PCT program must be sent to the main campus by July 19, 2015 in order to be considered for the class.
  • If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call 731-635-3368.


Summer 2015 classes have started! Fall 2015 classes will begin September1, 2015.  Please contact the college at 731-635-3368 for more information on available classes.

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