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Don't delay your future! Apply now for fall. Register for online or traditional classes.Don't delay your future! Apply now for fall. Register for online or traditional classes.
Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.Tennessee Reconnect and Promise. Graduating high school seniors can attend tuition-free. Free tuition for adults.
Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.Online degrees available. Choose from six completely online programs.

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Important Dates & Events
Starting Date Ending Date Event?
(Y/N)
Title
04/06/2020 08/18/2020   Registration for fall ongoing
  07/06/2020 Y Phased Reopening (Mon-Thurs)
  07/08/2020   Last day to withdraw (summer full-term)
  07/09/2020 Y New Student Info Session: Career Degrees & Career Certificates
  07/23/2020 Y Equity Evening (Zoom Virtual Gathering)
  07/24/2020   Last day of classes (summer full-term)
07/24/2020 07/25/2020   Drive-through Commencement Ceremony
  08/03/2020 Y Regular Schedule Resumes
  08/19/2020   Fall classes begin
  09/07/2020   Labor Day Holiday

Items must be linked and have a valid ending date (M/D/YYYY). Items will appear in the order listed.

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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.

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Transfer ready

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.

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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:
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Columbia
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Lithuania
  • Mexico
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Pakistan
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • South Korea
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Vietnam
Has Travelled To:
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bonaire
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Galapagos
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Sweden

Roane State: a place for growth

Southwest Field Trip Students

“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

Student with Success Coach

“I was really nervous about the college admissions, financial aid, and class registration process. However, my Success Coach, Sue Niemi, made all those processes very easy and accessible. Working with my Success Coach created feelings of comfort, inclusion, and belonging, which overall guided my college career in a positive direction!”

Jason Wasilewski

More about Success Coaches

Roane State: a place for results

Photo of the Student Speaking at Commencement Ceremony

“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
Rate

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
Ratio

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.

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