A relatively new program called Roane to Tech allows students to transfer from Roane State Community College toÂ Tennessee Tech UniversityÂ to complete their last two years of college, and it provides students additional opportunities, a press release said.
The program began in 2021, and it guarantees all Roane State graduates admission to Tech, the press release said. It also provides a smooth transition for those students. The transfer students are known as the Golden Raiders, a combination of Tech’s Golden Eagles and RSCCâ€™s Raiders.
The average savings for those who participate in the program would be close to $6,000 per year for tuition, according to TTU Director of Admissions Frank Tittle.
â€œThere are several benefits to the Roane to Tech program, such as a waived Tennessee Tech application fee, students have access to a university advisor, their degree plans are predefined, dual admission to tech, access to special events, and free Roane to Tech gear,â€ Tittle said.[Read more…]