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Roane State Community College

276 Patton Lane, Harriman, TN

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Roane State Community College in Tennessee is known for many accomplishments in its pursuit to accommodate a diverse learning experience to its many students. Not only are Roane State’s programs diverse in nature, but so is its student population. With 9 campuses and several distance learning options available, RSCC provides local students a "no barrier" learning opportunity.

RSCC has an impressive list of innovative programs that it provides to its students. This includes Transfer Pathways, for students who wish to earn an Associate of Art or Science from Roane State. Career Pathways are available for students who wish to earn an Associate of Applied Science or Technical Certificate to quickly enter the workforce, and a number of online degrees can be attained through RSCC.

Academic support is available to all students in need of assistance, whether you are looking for extra help in understanding assignments or you need help with course content. Roane State also provides free tutoring for all students regardless of GPA or financial status.

RSCC’s tuition is very affordable, with in-state fees starting at $139, and out of state fees starting at $435. Roane State also offers financial aid assistance through scholarships, grants, work-study and loans. For more information on tuition costs, along with any additional fees, please visit RSCC’s student resource page.

If you are interested in studying abroad, RSCC offers an International Education opportunity. This unique experience promises individual growth by promoting global interaction. For more information on studying abroad, please visit RSCC’s Office of International Education’s webpage.

With over 6500 students currently enrolled, RSCC provides convenient class options, along with flexible scheduling, and ample help through student services. Overall, RSCC gives its students affordable tuition costs, several programs of study and plenty of student activities.  For more information on Roane State Community College, please visit their website or complete the form on this page to learn more.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,850
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $630-$750 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$4,851
Receiving Student Loans13%$4,263
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Roane State Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Roane State Community College, versus those community colleges in Tennessee, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Roane State Community CollegeRoane CountyTennessee
Graduation Rate17.0%-13.5%
Transfer-out Rate21.1%-12.1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: RSCC Oak Ridge Campus

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1990)
  • Massage Therapy & Bodywork Program
    • Accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (since 2002)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1994)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1977)

Campus: Roane State Community College

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Roane State Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    99.26%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    96%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    16:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    16

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,863