Roane State Community College

Tel: (865)354-3000
5,256 students
Public institution

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Roane State Community College is a comprehensive, public, two-year postsecondary institution and a member of the State University and Community College System governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Roane State serves the higher education needs of a widely diverse eight-county service area which includes Roane, Anderson, Loudon, Campbell, Scott, Cumberland, Morgan, and Fentress counties and expands to include Knox and Blount counties for the delivery of health technologies. At multiple staffed teaching locations and with a wide range of distance learning offerings, Roane State provides the benefits of higher education to all who live and work in these different communities.
School Highlights:
Roane State Community College serves 5,256 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Roane State Community College is the only community colleges within Roane County, TN.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Roane State Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 5,256 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 62% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,256 students
1,287 students
Roane State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,587 students
832 students
Roane State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,669 students
1,021 students
Roane State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Roane State Community College sch enrollment Roane State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Roane State Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Roane State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Roane State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
Roane State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Roane State Community College More (2009-2012)
Roane State Community College sch ethnicity Roane State Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.45
Roane State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,525 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,653 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,525 $5,940
Roane State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,653 $10,072
Roane State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 100%
78%
Roane State Community College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 19
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 19
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Roane State Community College has nine locations across East Tennessee � the Roane County flagship campus; an Oak Ridge campus; campuses in Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Loudon, Morgan and Scott counties; and a center for health science education in West Knoxville. Located on 138 acres near the intersection of Patton Lane and U.S. Highway 70 and three miles off of I-40, the Roane County Campus is the flagship campus and houses all of Roane State's central administration offices. Facilities at this multi-building campus have continued to grow over the years with the most recent addition being a state-of-the-art humanities building which includes a 500-seat theatre. Roane State awards the associate of arts and associate of science degrees to students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. For those students seeking immediate career opportunities, licensure, or professional skill upgrading, Roane State awards the associate of applied science degree as well as technical certificates of credit. The college offers career programs for the 21st century workplace and has achieved regional and national distinction for the diversity and quality of its programs in the field of health care. Roane State provides transfer and career preparation study options, as well as continuing education and developmental education. Designed for students who plan to transfer to senior institutions, the Roane State academic transfer curricula include two years of instruction in the humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences to build a strong liberal arts background during the freshman and sophomore years. Roane State graduates may transfer to in-state senior institutions or to out-of-state universities and professional schools. Founded in 1971, Roane State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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