EOC in Hamilton County

Hamilton County building for EOC

Office Address

Educational Opportunity Center

615 McCallie Ave.

4th Floor, Room 403

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Mailing Address

Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)

615 McCallie Ave.

Department 6876

Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598


Snapshot of Services Provided

  • 2-year college/vocational college and 4 year universities opportunities
  • Academic advice
  • Career workshops and counseling
  • College application/admissions
  • Community media activities
  • Financial aid process
  • Financial education and counseling
  • Mentoring
  • Personal counseling
  • Postsecondary institution collaboration (ALL accredited colleges)
  • Scholarships for educational financial assistance
  • Testing (HiSET/GED program referrals)
  • Tutoring

Outreach Efforts Target:

  • Disadvantaged individuals pursuing additional education
  • Disconnected students
  • First generation students (neither parent completed 4-year college degree)
  • Homeless students
  • Individuals in foster care or are aging out of foster care
  • Limited English proficient students
  • Low income individuals and families
  • Students with disabilities
  • Veterans

Why Pursue Additional Education in Hamilton County?

Minimum pay by degree for residents in Hamilton County.

graph depticting minimum pay for hamilton county residents per education, this same information is included in the table below

Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey - U.S. Census Bureau 

Hamilton County Estimated Median Pay (minimum to maximum range)

 
Pay Frequency HS Graduate or Equivalency

Some College/Associates Degree

Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
Hourly 10.05 - 15.44 11.54 - 18.76 17.87 - 26.89 23.67 - 39.16
Weekly 402.00 - 617.58 461.60 - 750.34 714.80 - 1,075.56 946.80 - 1,566.33
Monthly 1,742.00 - 2,676.18 2,000.26 - 3,251.47 3,097.46 - 4,660.76 4,102.80 - 6,787.43
Yearly 20,904.00 - 32,114.16 24,003.20 - 39,017.68 37,169.60 - 55,929.12

49,233.60 - 81,449.16

Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey - U.S. Census Bureau