General Information About Roane State Community College
Roane State Community College’s 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. Roane State Community College’s programs and services enhance individual lives and the economic development of the region by delivering a challenging and supportive collegiate experience. The college awards the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Science in Teaching degree for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and provides career education for Associate of Applied Science degree or Technical Certificate graduates to enter the workforce. Roane State also upgrades employee skills with a wide range of continuing education and workforce development offerings, provides a pathway to postsecondary education for high school students through dual studies, and brings cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities to its communities. Regardless of their program of study, Roane State students are provided a sound foundation in critical thinkingand communication skills and exposed to a curriculum and experiences designed to broaden their understanding and respect for wellness, civic engagement, diverse ideas and cultures, a sense of the global community, and the technology required to succeed in 21st century society. The college community affirms as its highest values honesty, integrity, respectful communication, and a commitment to personal and professional accountability and measures its institutional success by the success of its students.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 2,764 Percent Admitted 60% Men Admitted 65% Women Admitted 57% Full Time Retention Rate 65%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 17 21 English 16 22 Math 16 20
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,083 Native American 28 Asian 32 African American 149 Hispanic 112 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,400 Enrolled FullTime Graduates