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Roanoke College

Salem, VA

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Overview

Roanoke College is a 4-year institution located in Salem, VA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions Office
221 College Lane
Salem, VA  24153-3794
Contact Email: admissions@roanoke.edu
Phone: 540-375-2270

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
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Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Data Science, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,296
Applied
4,138
Accepted
1,921
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

3,333
Females Applied
2,621
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,963
Males Applied
1,517
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Applicants may choose to apply test-optional. ACT or SAT scores will be considered if submitted, and some applicants may be asked to provide test scores.

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 18th December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan September 15th October 2nd Yes
Transfer August 1st August 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 585 530 630
SAT Math 564 510 610
ACT Composite 25 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,510
Private
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Fees

1,670
Full-time student fees
14,990
Room & board
6,960
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

38,600
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,738
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,445
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,492
Avg. Loan Aid
24,185
Avg. Grant Aid
32,455
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85.5%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,921
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.48%
Black or African American 5.27%
White or Caucasian 81.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 1.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.11%

Gender

Male (43.41%)
Female (56.59%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 79%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Presidents Ball, Alumni Weekend and Fowler Public Policy Lectures

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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co-educational service fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Habitat for Humanity, Honors Program, Lambda Alliance, Pruning Maroons and Black Student Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
https://www.roanoke.edu/inside/a-z_index/safety/safety

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

204
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 164
Part-time - 40
Male - 85
Female - 116
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