Kingsport Center for Higher Education (KCHE)


300 West Market Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 │ 423.354.5521

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The Kingsport Center for Higher Education (KCHE) is a 54,000 square-foot facility administered by Northeast State Community College. KCHE consists of three institutions: Lincoln Memorial University, East Tennessee State University, and Northeast State Community College.  

This unique partnership allows the Center to offer courses and programs ranging from associate to doctoral degrees. The KCHE offers the core and prerequisite classes for associate degrees and certificate programs from Northeast State and select baccalaureate and graduate degrees from participating universities. You can complete an associate of arts or associate of science degree (University Parallel Program) and transfer directly into one of the senior institutions housed in the KCHE.

The following services are available during select hours:  

Blazier-Wilson Hall offers the following services: Admissions, Business Office, Career Development Services, Financial Aid, and Testing Services.

To learn more please contact us at 423.354.5521 or Please view the KCHE Event Calendar listed below.     

Schedule of Classes

Academic Calendar

Multi-Campus Programs