Roane State Community College

Harriman, Tennessee
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  • Public
    2 year
  • 5,172
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:19
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 4%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Roane State Community College is a comprehensive, two-year postsecondary institution with nine teaching locations in East and Central Tennessee. The college offers academic programs leading to the award of the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Science in Teaching, and Associate of Applied Science degrees as well as Technical Certificates. Roane State fulfills its public service mission through a wide range of continuing education and workforce development offerings as well as the positive economic impact associated with the Henry Stafford Agricultural Exposition Center and the Cumberland Business Incubator.
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Founded 1971
Total Faculty 139
Total Enrollment 5,172
Full-Time Undergraduate 2,119
Part-Time Undergraduate 3,053
Programs 113
Courses 1,695
Equivalencies 20,098 incoming
13,183 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Lottery scholarships and federal and state grant as well as scholarships through the Roane State Foundation and other sources are available. Our Financial Aid staff can give you personalized attention throughout the process of applying for and receiving aid.
Tuition and Fees:
Tuition at Roane State is about half of four-year colleges. Whether you are interested in entering the workforce or transferring to a university, Roane State is an affordable way to reach your goals.
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Information for Transfer In Students

Accepts Transfers:
Yes, a degree-seeking applicant who has attended another college or university will be considered a transfer student.
Transfer Applications Accepted:
Transcripts from all previously attended institutions should be mailed directly to the Admissions and Records Office. Transcripts are not accepted from students. An evaluation of college credit will be completed. An official high school transcript or
Transfer Agreements:
Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTP) help students who plan to transfer to Tennessee public universities to complete their baccalaureate degrees. A student who completes all the courses listed on a TTP will earn an AA or AS degree from Roane State.
Adult Degree Completion Programs:
Associate of Science General Studies, Associate of Arts General Studies
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, ACE-Workplace Training, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP, ACT, LPN (Nursing) Mobility, AP, Certified Professional Secretary/Certified Administrative Professional.
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Tennessee Reconnect provides eligible students an opportunity to enter/reenter Roane State either full-time or part-time with no tuition expense or mandatory fees. If you want to take advantage of the Reconnect grant, it’s important to start the process soon.
Veteran Friendly:
Yes, Roane State Veteran Services can help you with obtaining and utilizing your earned GI Bill® educational benefits and achieve your educational goals. The category of benefits you may receive will depend upon when you served, your length of service, and other factors. You must be admitted to the college in a degree or certificate-seeking program to receive benefits. Dale W Wampler (865) 882-4514 Located at: Roane State Community College 276 Patton Lane Harriman, TN 37748
Flexible Options:
Taking classes while you work is challenging, but you can do it! Students in Roane State evening classes study together, build friendships and encourage each other as they pursue their degrees.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
Students must graduate from an approved high school, home school or receive a high school equivalency (HSE) diploma and submit to the Admissions Office an official high school transcript or an official copy of HSE scores.
Official Transcripts:
Official transcripts of all previous college coursework must be sent to the college at the time of application. Foreign transcripts not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
Letters of Recommendation:
Roane State Community College subscribes to the “open door” policy for admissions; however, prospective students must meet the admission requirement for the student classification for which they are seeking admission. TBR Policy
Roane State Community College subscribes to the “open door” policy for admissions; however, prospective students must meet the admission requirement for the student classification for which they are seeking admission. TBR Policy
Application Fee:
No Application Fee
Roane State Community College subscribes to the “open door” policy for admissions; however, prospective students must meet the admission requirement for the student classification for which they are seeking admission. TBR Policy
Other Requirements:
NOTE: The high school transcript must be a regular or honors diploma. A special education diploma or certificate of attendance DOES NOT meet this requirement.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
Courses earned with grades of A,B,C,D, or P will be considered for applicability toward a degree and certificate programs from Roane State.
Credits (Min/Max):
A minimum of 18 of the remaining 36 semester hours of coursework must be completed in residence at Roane State.
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Roane State Community College

276 Patton Lane
Harriman, Tennessee 37748
Main Phone:
(865) 481-2000 ext. 4891
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Delivery Method:
Delivery Methods include Interactive Two-Way Video, Hybrid, Computer Based Interactive, Live On-ground instruction, and Online Web Based Learning.


Transfer Admission Contact:
Jack Parker
Adult Student Enrollment and Evening Coordinator, Student Enrollment
865-481-2000 ext. 4891
Veterans Services Contact:
Abbie Salisbury
Coordinator of Veteran's Services
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4514
Adult Learner Contact:
Jim McDaniel
Director, Student Enrollment
865-481-2000, x2362

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Oak Ridge Branch
701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge , TN 37830
(865) 481-2000 ext. 4891
Campbell County Campus
201 Independence Lane
LaFollette, TN 37766
(423) 562-7021
Cumberland County Center
2567 Cook Road
Crossville, TN 38571
(931) 456-9880
Fentress County Center
6844 South York Hwy.
Clarkrange, TN 38553
(391) 752-8320
Knox County Center for Health Sciences
132 Hayfield Road
Knoxville, tn 37922
(865) 539-6904
Loudon County Center
100 West Broadway, Suite 131
Lenoir City, TN 37771
(865) 986-1525
Morgan County Center
308 Solomon Drive
Wartburg, TN 37887
(423) 346-8700
Scott County Center
410 W.H. Swain Boulevard
Huntsville, TN 37756
(423) 663-3878
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Last updated on 4/27/2022 by AcademyOne.