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Why Roane State
Why Roane State
Why Roane State

Why Roane State? Because we are...

An affordable choice

Institution Tuition & Fees

Tuition Comparison

RSCC $3,621
TTU $7,603
UT-K $11,194
Virginia College $13,140
Strayer $15,495
Fountainhead $17,000
ITT $18,048
South College $18,875
LMU $19,490
TN Wesleyan $21,800
Tusculum $22,250
In-State Tuition and Fees. Source

Abundant scholarship possibilities: Roane State students, combined, receive millions of dollars in assistance. In addition to lottery scholarships and federal and state grants, scholarships are available through the Roane State Foundation and other sources. Our Financial Aid staff can give you personalized attention throughout the process of applying for and receiving aid. Find Financial Aid Opportunities.

Able to accommodate your schedule

Close to home: With nine campuses, Roane State is never far from a student’s home. Travel is not a barrier to a world-class education at Roane State.

Flexible scheduling options: Roane State’s class schedule is student-friendly. Many of our students have responsibilities outside of school, and we provide convenient class options to make sure that earning a degree is manageable with work and family obligations.

Evening classes are available on several campuses. Through our rich selection of online courses, students can fit classes into even the busiest schedule. Dozens of courses are offered online, and more are added every year.

A leader in academics

Programs that get you into the workforce quickly: Roane State has dozens of options that will help you enter the workforce in one or two years. We have programs in nursing, health sciences, business, law, education and technology. Learn more about our Career Pathways.

Outstanding job-placement rate: A Roane State education leads to jobs in the fields that interest you. The college’s most recent job placement rate for career-preparation programs was 97 percent.

Ahead of the competition: The average GPA of Roane State students who transfer to a university after completing two years at Roane State is consistently higher than the national average.

A world of opportunities: Through the college’s International Education program, students have traveled to France, Italy, England, Ecuador, Haiti and other countries. Roane State offers opportunities to perform in plays and concerts, participate in art shows, hear lectures from world-famous scholars and many other wonderful learning experiences.

One-on-one attention: Of course, Roane State also offers traditional classes. The classes are small, which means your teachers will know you personally.

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