Roane State’s Fentress County Campus to kick off new semester in larger Clarkrange facility

CLARKRANGE – The Fentress County campus of Roane State Community College has moved into a new location to accommodate growing student enrollment.

Previously at York Institute in Jamestown, the campus is now located in a much larger facility in the Clarkrange community. The new address is 6844 South York Highway, Clarkrange, TN 38553.

Extensive remodeling and upgrading of the 8,000-square-foot building began last November and the new campus will open for the first day of classes on August 19.

The York Institute site had two classrooms and a computer lab along with office space. The new facility features a large computer lab, study spaces and several offices, along with four classrooms that are all “Zoom Rooms,” where students can use technology to view professors’ lectures at other Roane State sites in a distance learning format.

Roane State at Fentress County now offers numerous general classes and several elective courses, and it’s expected more classes will be made available with the relocation.

Additional information about the Fentress County Campus, including hours and contact information, can be found online at

Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer programs, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has locations in Roane, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, and Scott counties as well as a branch campus in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit or call (865) 882-4554.

Eligible adults can now attend Roane State tuition-free with the new Reconnect grant. Learn more at

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