Roane State Community College.

Roane State Community College

Harriman, TN2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Roane State Community College

Roane State Community College is a public community college in eastern Tennessee with its main campus in Harriman. It was authorized by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1969, along with two other community colleges, and operates under the authority of the Tennessee Board of Regents. There were 6,214 students as of fall 2013. The college's student-faculty ratio is 19:1.Roane State's "main" campus is in Harriman. Additional campuses are located in Oak Ridge, LaFollette, Crossville, Jamestown, Knoxville, Lenoir City, Huntsville, and Wartburg.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 4,272 students
  • 0.14 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Roane State Community College

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Education, Criminal Justice, Massage Therapy, Information Technology, Web Design, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Child Development, and Paralegal.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Roane State Community College was $16,119, while for in-state students it was $4,143. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $11,290.

The average financial aid at Roane State Community College is $6,329. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $9,790 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Roane State Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

80% of undergraduate students at Roane State Community College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Roane State Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500.

Diversity at Roane State Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017