Collegedale is a city in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 6,514 at the 2000 census.
Collegedale is a suburb of Chattanooga and is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It borders the communities of Ooltewah and Apison.
Collegedale was founded as the site of Southern Adventist University (then Southern Junior College) in 1916. It was incorporated under a city manager government in 1968, the first city manager being J. M. Ackerman. It is best known as the home of McKee Foods, manufacturer of the "Little Debbie" brand of snack products.