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Roane State Community College

Roane State Community College is a two-year college located in eastern Tennessee. It was authorized by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1969, along with two other community colleges

Location

Address
276 Patton Lane
City
Harriman
State
TN
Zip/Post Code
37748

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
6214
In State Tuition Fees
3336
Out State Tuition Fees
13776
ACT Score
19
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.19
Male Female Ratio
34:66
Acceptance Rate
96%
Student Faculty Ratio
19:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
No
Mascot
Raider
Colors
Black Red
Conference
TCCAA

College History

History

The first classes were offered in the fall of 1971 at a temporary location, and in August 1973 the college moved to the current location of its main campus on Patton Lane in Harriman, Tennessee.[Roane State's first permanent branch campus, designated as the Oak Ridge campus, was located in western Knox County near the Pellissippi Parkway and was shared with State Technical Institute at Knoxville, another Board of Regents institution. In the fall of 1988, two years after the campus opened in 1986, State Technical Institute became Pellissippi State Technical Community College and took over the entire campus, while Roane State moved its Oak Ridge classes to leased sites in Oak Ridge. A new permanent Roane State Oak Ridge campus opened in Oak Ridge on August 13, 1999In 1989 higher education centers were established in leased facilities in Cumberland, Scott, and Loudon counties. In 1990 a center was opened in Campbell County. The Scott County center relocated to a permanent site in Huntsville in 1994 and the Cumberland County center opened in a permanent site in Crossville in 1998. Also in 1998, Roane State's Center for Health Sciences moved into a new leased facility in western Knox County that was built specifically for the collegeA Morgan County campus was constructed in Wartburg in 2008.In 2013, Roane State began offering courses at the Clinton Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility.

College Specialty

Specialty

Roane State Community Colleges vision is to be a premier learning institution that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires individuals to excellence.Roane State Community College is a comprehensive, public, two-year postsecondary institution serving the higher education needs of a diverse eight-county service area, which includes Roane, Anderson, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Loudon, Morgan, and Scott counties and expands to include Knox and Blount counties for the delivery of a broad range of health science programs. Roane State provides multiple staffed teaching locationsand a wide range of flexible teaching delivery modes and distance education technologies to accommodate the diverse learning needs of students balancing multiple priorities in the pursuit of their educational goals.

Campus

Campus

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