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Roanoke College

Salem, VA
University Website: www.roanoke.edu
Apply Online: webapps.roanoke.edu/apply/
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Roanoke College is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal-arts college located in Salem, Virginia, United States, a suburban independent city adjacent to Roanoke, Virginia.

Roanoke has approximately 2,100 students (55% female, 45% male) who represent approximately 40 states and 25 countries. The college offers 35 majors, 30 minors, 23 concentrations, and pre-professional programs in dentistry, engineering, law, medicine, ministry, nursing, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. Roanoke awards bachelor's degrees in arts, science, and business administration and is one of 280 colleges with a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Roanoke is an NCAA Division III school competing in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The college fields varsity teams in nine men's and ten women's sports. Roanoke's athletic nickname is Maroons and the mascot is Rooney, a maroon-tailed hawk.

Roanoke is ranked 4th on the 2013 U.S. News and World Report list of Up-and-Coming National Liberal Arts Colleges; Roanoke is ranked 133rd overall. Roanoke is also included in the Princeton Review's "The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition"; the 2012 edition ranked Roanoke's campus as the 18th most beautiful in the nation.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,950.00 avg tuition

221 College Lane
Salem, VA 24153-3794
(540) 375-2500

Apply online Admissions:
roanoke.edu/Apply_to_Roanoke.htm
Financial Aid:
roanoke.edu/Apply_to_Roanoke/Cost..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Roanoke College

Statistics:
Applied 4,184
Admitted 2,910 70%
Enrolled total 533
Full Time: 533
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 500 590
SAT Math 490 590
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 488 590
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 58%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Roanoke College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,950.00 $31,950.00 $31,950.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $950.00 $950.00 $950.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $383.00 $383.00 $383.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,772.00 $10,772.00 $2,250.00
Other Expenses $2,250.00 $2,250.00 $2,250.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $18,276.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,387.00

Roanoke College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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