Roane State Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Roane State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,510 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1971 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Harriman, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Roane State Community College.

Roane State Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Laboratory Assistance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
56%
The rate of student retention at Roane State Community College is low at 56% (below Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Roane State Community College is very low: 20%. Approximately 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Roane State Community College is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,700
Average tuition costs are slightly high - about $13,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Roane State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which makes it a total of $13,700 per year.

Read the details about Roane State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 1,988 applications were submitted and 1,980 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Roane State Community College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Roane State Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Roane State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Roane State Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Roane State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Roane State Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Roane State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Roane State Community College, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee 37748, USA
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