Walters State Community College in Sevierville is a public community college aimed at educating East Tennessee residents and improving the overall economic offerings of the Smoky Mountain region.
Walters State offers an educational curriculum that prepares students to earn associates degrees in Arts, Science, Science in Teaching, and Applied Science, or certificates in programs of study of one year or less. Walters State also supports non-credit programs that offer workforce development.
Established in 1970, Walters State serves around 7,000 credit students and over 4,000 non-credit students between its campuses in Sevierville, Morristown, Greeneville, and Tazewell, TN.
Currently, Walters State fields 6 nationally competitive intercollegiate athletic teams in the sports of baseball, softball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, golf, and volleyball.
The Walters State Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center hosts over 60 events annually including horse and livestock shows, BMX racing, boat and RV shows, concerts, high school and college graduation ceremonies and rodeos. Located in White Pine, TN, the expo center is a 98,000 square-foot pavilion with a 300′ x 150′ show ring and seats 3,900 comfortably. Also included the Ray and Barbara Bible Equestrian Center, which includes four horse barns (100 stalls each), a covered warm-up ring that connects to the pavilion and an outdoor ring. A campground for RV’s with 32 parking spaces that include water and electric hookups is located on the property as well.
Walters State Community College is currently presided over by Dr. Wade McCamey, president.
Walters State Community College
1720 Old Newport Hwy
Sevierville, TN 37876