RSCC can aid in the intellectual development of anyone who wants to take advantage of a high-quality, low-cost, state-supported educational experience. The following sections describe in detail the costs and procedures for admission to Roane State Community College.
The information included in this section of the catalog is provided to guide you through these steps. If you have questions which are not explained, please contact the Student Enrollment and Recruitment Office at (865) 882-4554 or 1-866-GO2-RSCC, ext. 4554. College tours may be scheduled at the Student Enrollment and Recruitment Office or at any off campus location.
Roane State Community College subscribes to the “open door” policy for admissions; however, prospective students must meet the admission requirement for the student classification for which they are seeking admission. If ACT or SAT scores and/or placement assessment results indicate any academic deficiencies, enrollment in certain courses could be limited. Regular admission is granted to those students whose ACT or SAT scores and/or placement results indicate there are no academic deficiencies.
The following general requirements apply, and more specific requirements are found under “General Student Classifications.”
All correspondence concerning your admission file except college transcripts should be addressed to:
Admissions and Records Office
Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, Tennessee 37748
A candidate for admission should request application forms early enough to allow ample time for required materials to be forwarded to the Admissions and Records Office.
When all required documents have been received, the applicant will be sent a letter indicating that he/she has been accepted for admission or he/she will be advised by letter that further action is necessary in order to establish eligibility for admission. Applicants will be also advised when to appear for testing, advising, and registration.
The Student Right to Know Act, 34 CFR 668.41, requires all institutions who participate in financial assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and who award athletically-related student aid to publish the freshmen rate of athletically-related financial aid and the graduation rate or completion rate for all first-time, full-time, degree or certificate seeking freshmen who entered college by fall of 1996 and subsequent years. This information is available upon request from the Admissions and Records Office.
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION AND RETENTION REQUIREMENTS ARE IN EFFECT FOR ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES AND NURSING PROGRAMS. PREFERENCE FOR ADMISSION WILL BE GIVEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE.