Roanoke College

Salem, VA

Roanoke College

Salem, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$47,020

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,138
Declined 1,158
Total Received 5,296
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Private

2,099

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,099
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Scholarships

80-acre, suburban campus in Salem (population: 25,643), seven miles west of Roanoke. Major airport, train, and bus serve Roanoke.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Roanoke College
221 College Lane
Salem, VA
24153-3794

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
610
25th
510
75th
27
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,138
Declined 1,158
Total Received 5,296

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,656

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,200
Room $6,770
Board $7,810
Additional fees $1,820
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $62,600
Average Financial Aid - $30,656
Total with Avg. Aid $31,944

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,350,364
State $2,751,600
Institutional $41,618,447
Other external $1,304,501
Total $48,024,912

Non-need-based

Federal
State $694,200
Institutional $11,377,285
Other external $626,268
Total $12,697,753

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 200-9221
F: 540 375-2267
finaid@roanoke.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bass fishing, golf, ice hockey, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, cheerleading, dance team, equestrian sports, golf, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, climbing, dodgeball, fishing, flag football, floor hockey, hiking, kayaking, kickball, mountain biking, rafting, soccer (indoor/outdoor), tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Teacher Education. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,099

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,099
students

Female
57%
1,199

Male
43%
900

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,001
students

Female
58%
1,157

Male
42%
844

5%

98
students

Female
43%
42

Male
57%
56

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

17

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Canada
Ethiopia
Germany
Pakistan
Palestinian Territories
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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