Tuition & Fees

$41,304

$41,304

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
46%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,134
Declined + 1,191
Total Received 4,325
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Private (nonprofit)

2,005

undergraduate students

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Fun Facts

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School Facts

Roanoke College, founded in 1842, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 80-acre campus is located in Salem, VA, seven miles west of Roanoke.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,005
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Salem, VA

80-acre, suburban campus in Salem (population: 25,299), seven miles west of Roanoke. Major airport and bus serve Roanoke; train serves Lynchburg (60 miles).

Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA 24153-3794

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 18% of male students
 
4 sororities 16% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
31%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
17%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
35%
18-23
46%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
46%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 10
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,134
Declined + 1,191
Total Received 4,325

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brenda Poggendorf
Vice President of Enrollment
P: 800 388-2276
F: 540 375-2267
admissions@roanoke.edu

Cost

Tuition $39,720
Room $5,948
Board $6,862
Additional fees $1,584
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $55,114
Average Financial Aid - $31,176
Total with Avg. Aid $23,938

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,176

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,152,540
State $2,328,291
Institutional $31,396,200
Other external $1,482,840
Total $37,359,871

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $613,800
Institutional $8,122,169
Other external $779,380
Total $9,515,349

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Maroons
School colors
maroon and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Computer Science
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
Environmental Studies
French
Health/Exercise Sciences
Health/Physical Education
History
International Relations
Literary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

2,005
students

Female
59%
1,189

Male
41%
816

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,942
students

Female
60%
1,156

Male
40%
786

undergraduatePart-time

4%

63
students

Female
53%
33

Male
47%
30

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

17

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kenya
Peru
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elise Bennett
Director of International Recruitment
540 375-2270
bennett@roanoke.edu

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