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Wherever you are, we are
Roane State is proud to have campuses in each of our service area counties.
We also bring college instruction to over 30 area high schools. Additionally, Middle College is a way for high school students to earn a degree and a diploma at the same time.
If you prefer to go to class online, we offer that too. Providing convenient access to higher learning is one of our most important missions.
Roane State’s graduates have transferred to colleges and universities in almost every state, and are well-known for being academically prepared for transfer.
Whether you want to transfer in-state to colleges such as Tennessee Tech or the University of Tennessee – or even venture out-of-state to places such as Purdue or Virginia – our exceptional faculty will help you succeed.
A global reach
Roane State has abundant opportunities for global interaction and education.
Indicates those residents who have studied at Roane State within the last ten years, and also past and present study-abroad locations. See List
Has Travelled From:
- Burkina Faso
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Has Travelled To:
- Costa Rica
Roane State: a place for growth
“I was so alive those three weeks. My soul… the freedom… I just felt like I was really living, not just existing.”
Haley Russell, on the
Southwest Field Trip Course
Course Numbers: SSC 211 and HUM 261
Watch the Southwest Field Trip Video
Roane State: a place to succeed
“My Success Coach taught me how to go to college. Without Karry, I would have been lost. She helped me with forms and scheduling classes. It’s so personal. When I had a question, I could always go to Karry and get answers.”
Student Seth Long, on his
Success Coach, Karry Garcia
More about Success Coaches
Roane State: a place for results
“Roane State is for everyone. It does not matter who you are, your age, or your culture. This college has shown me that everyone is welcome … I went from being someone that could barely speak the language to someone that is a few minutes away from graduating as a professional radiology technologist.”
Maria Paulina Juarez of Lenoir City
Winner of the President’s Award, Roane State’s highest student honor
Watch Maria’s 2019 graduation speech
Over 90% Job Placement
Our programs lead to jobs in the fields that interest you. Transferring to a university instead? Our academic programs vigorously prepare you for your continued academic career.
18:1 Student to Faculty
Big, 200-student classes where you are afraid to ask a question? Not our style. Our professors will work with you one-on-one and know you on a first-name basis.
$15 million Scholarships & Grants
Awarded Last Year
You may be able to take advantage of Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, book scholarships or many other opportunities.
Roane State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulation and by Tennessee board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities. View full non-discrimination policy.
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