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4-Year School

Roanoke College

Salem, VA

Roanoke College

Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 221 College Lane
Salem, VA  24153-3794
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,122
Applied
3,713
Accepted
2,017
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

3,172
Females Applied
2,311
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,950
Males Applied
1,402
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: SAT or ACT scores or must meet specific criteria to apply test-optional.

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 15th April 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen March 15th January 1st Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st August 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 583 530 630
SAT Math 559 510 600
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

43,818
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Fees

1,616
Full-time student fees
14,134
Room & board
6,562
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

38,206
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,301
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,877
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,506
Avg. Loan Aid
22,756
Avg. Grant Aid
30,413
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81.9%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,017
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.3%
Black or African American 5.3%
White or Caucasian 81.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 1.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.44%

Gender

Male (41.99%)
Female (58.01%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 77%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
President's Ball, Alumni Weekend and Fowler Public Policy Lectures

Student Services

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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, Nerf Gun Wars, Student Firearms Association, Biology Club and Lambda Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

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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 No 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 Checkmark 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 No 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 Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

220
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 168
Part-time - 52
Male - 101
Female - 119
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